Young love often appears in the cinema as tender, idealistic and bittersweet, but it rarely terrifies and goes against the grain. In Bones and All, two young people brought together by their taste for human flesh hit all these notes in the best way possible. Maren (Taylor Russell) is an 18-year-old living with her dad... Continue Reading →
Shudder Exclusive: We Are The Flesh (Tenemos la Carne)
Extreme cinema has its purpose, usually to tell a story in the most shocking manner to get a visceral response as we watch. While some directors use it for pure shock value, others reject the formulaic films cranked out of the incessant Hollywood machine. Some feel that extreme representation of brutality, sexuality, and gore is... Continue Reading →
Cinema Throwback: RAW at the Royal
Growing up is difficult for most. Learning who you are, what influences you, and nurture versus nature all factor in developing as a human being. When family secrets and dysfunction come into play, the “coming of age” process becomes much more complicated. Julia Ducournau’s film Raw takes these factors with a female perspective, creating a... Continue Reading →
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