Posts tagged horror
Ari Aster's 'Midsommar' is the #DumpHim Movement as a Horror Movie

Is Midsommar a female empowerment film? We think Ari Aster’s latest might just tie into the burgeoning #DumpHim movement with a little help from some classic fairy tales.

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"Hymen Holocaust": 'Cherry Falls' and the Myth of the Sacred Virgin

Since the fifties, teen culture has often revolved around an active rejection of the values and morals of the past generation. As horror movies suggest, when it comes to sex that rejection can be a matter of life or death.

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To Hell With Horror Gatekeeping: ‘The Lost Boys’ Reboot Belongs to Queer Kids and Teeny Boppers

Horror bros are going off on The CW’s reboot of The Lost Boys. Because - as we all know - teenage girls & queer kids can’t have horror too, right? We’re calling time on all the outrage.

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Facing the Millennial Mortality of 'It Follows' and 'Happy Death Day'

In the halcyon days of your teenage years and early twenties, it’s easy to believe that you may just live forever - no matter how hard you party or who you piss off in the process. But as these two modern horrors conclude, death catches up to all of us eventually. Sometimes literally.

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Romance, Revenge, and Raising Hell: Clarissa Explains F*** All's Fave Films of 2018

It’s been a year of uncommonly good rom-coms, searing satire, chilling horror, and blood soaked tales of rip-roaring revenge.

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Luca Guadagnino's 'Suspiria' is a Bland, Beige Remake Without Any Meaning

It isn’t that Luca Guadagnino’s take on Dario Argento’s mesmerising horror classic is bad, but it’s definitely bloated, pompous, and overwrought - and we’ll be damned if we understand any of it.

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With its 90s Episode, 'Riverdale' Became the Wes Craven Tribute of our Dreams

Add a sprinkle of ‘A Nightmare on Elm Street’, an obscure horror movie tie-in cover song, and the hot spectre of Billy “bubblebutt boyfriend” Loomis and you’ve got one helluva dreamy tribute to Wes Craven.

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