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Gretel & Hansel

Whichever version of the story you read as a kid, it usually takes a few years for the inherent brutality of Hansel and Gretel to dawn. As far as Grimm fairy tales go, it’s one of the grimmest, and has been brought to startling life by Oz Perkins in Gretel & Hansel, a feminist reinterpretation led by IT’s Sophia […]

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Suspiria 2018

Tremble, Tremble!!! The Witches are Back… Remakes can be controversial, especially in the horror genre. The fandom around genre classics can get territorial, defensive over their nostalgia, enraged at the very idea of a new “insert film here”. When Luca Guadagnino’s Suspiria was announced, there was a very particular type of confused rage. Guadagnino is […]

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EIFF 2016Festival Coverage

The Love Witch – EIFF 2016

Anna Biller’s fourth feature film The Love Witch cements her as a consummate talent and aesthetically gifted artist with seductively witchy control over her aesthetic. Writer, editor, production designer, and director, Anna Biller is one of the stand-out talents of Edinburgh international Film Festival 2016.

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The Lords of Salem – Blu-ray Review

Rob Zombie’s The Lords of Salem is the biggest jump in quality and ambition you’ll see on a filmmaking CV this year. It would be short-sighted to call it his magnum opus, but its certainly the most unique thing on his CV so far, and a high benchmark for future work. Zombie’s brand of heavy […]

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