Sometimes a great scary movie doesn’t need to be scary at all. Coming in at #18 is a mildly spooky but very stylish classic.
I think about gender in film constantly. My film reviews feature five different representation tests, including the famous Bechdel-Wallace Test. Those tests don’t quite account for all the murder and mayhem that horror ladies have to endure. It’s time for a chainsaw-proof Bechdel Test.
There is nothing more delightful than a terrible shock in a beautiful place. Frame your murders in broad daylight, you cowards!
It turns out that PG-13 horror comedies from the 90s can still be scary if they are about spiders.
If you’ve seen IT you’ve already seen all the terrors that CHAPTER 2 has in store for you. They still spent the cost of 8 MIDSOMMARs to make it again.
In which I explain why Arachnophobia is the scariest film of my childhood and plan to watch it for the first time as an adult.