Okay, now I just want to see the origin story for the Viola Davis character 👀
The horror genre's my everything, but in my day-to-day life, I'll admit I don't watch enough indie and underground cinema. That's one exciting thing about horror festivals, my favorite being Nightmares Film Festival here in Columbus. Today, I had a chance to check out an online friend's short, featured in Montréal's Cabane à Sang (Blood Hut) festival.
While the Letterboxd synopsis claims this story takes place in a "dystopian future," I think of it as an alternate history. The VHS-C…
The initial movie in this franchise works for two reasons. First, it has genuinely creepy sequences. Second, it's believable enough to suit its found-footage format. What's so disappointing about this third installment is it doesn't deliver either of those key elements.
The only sequence which stands out as creepy is the adventure the blond actress takes to the basement. Every other attempt at scariness falls flat, and it really doesn't help that so much of what's realized on screen is…
Some background on me, before my little review: I was assigned male at birth but have always identified more with women. I refer to myself as non-binary, because I don’t present in a traditionally feminine way. I grew up gay in Ohio, where boys called me a fag, long before I understood my own sexuality. Over the years, men have said hurtful things to me as I walked down the street or given me dirty looks for carrying a gender-neutral…