Paul Shrader has, once again, crafted a haunting portrait of alienation

Ann Hornaday THE WASHINGTON POST – Paul Schrader has created one of the most compelling and enduring careers in Hollywood by continually returning to his cardinal character: “God’s lonely man”, traversing an alienated and sometimes hostile world in search of expiation for his own sins, and the redemption of the world’s. Fans of Taxi Driver, … Read more

Sophie Santos on the power of the personal essay and crying through The Haunting of Bly Manor

Sophie santos Amazon Publishing ‘The One You Want to Marry (And Other Identities I’ve Had),’ by Sophie Santos Tears aren’t the average reaction to The Haunting of Bly Manor, but Sophie Santos isn’t your average comedian. The New Yorker has written for series like Nikki Glaser’s Blind Date, currently hosts the satirical comedy show The … Read more

How scary is Netflix’s series from Haunting of Hill House’s Mike Flanagan?

For die-hards, no horror movie can be too scary. But for you, a wimp, the wrong one can leave you miserable. Never fear, scaredies, because Slate’s Scaredy Scale is here to help. We’ve put together a highly scientific and mostly spoiler-free system for rating new horror movies, comparing them with classics along a 10-point scale. And because … Read more

Review of The Visit: A Haunting Family Portrait

‘The visit’ is an essential film for all those who know how to enjoy intrigue and mystery seasoned with the odd shock. Synopsis of ‘The visit’ Fifteen years have passed since the mother (Kathryn Hahn) of the protagonist children Tyler (Ed Oxenbould) and Becca (Olivia DeJonge), cut off all relationships with their parents, the elderly … Read more