Too Many Roadblocks in Shortcut

Monsters and teens go hand in hand when it comes to horror, and Alessio Liguori gives us both in his latest film, Shortcut. Five classmates traveling on a school bus have to make a detour when the road is blocked. After the bus driver Joe (Terence Anderson) finds a side road,  it comes with dead... Continue Reading →

TIFF 2020: Shadow in the Cloud

Roseanne Liang turns the action film into a salute to female soldiers with a touch of horror with  Shadow in the Cloud. During World War II at an Aukland airbase, female flight officer Maude (Chloe Grace Moretz) must get on a plane. She has a package that needs to be safely delivered, and she won’t... Continue Reading →

Fantasia Film Festival 2020: Detention

The Taiwanese Government was under martial law in 1962, so anything considered left-wing or remotely communist was barred and could be punishable by death. In John Hsu’s film Detention, we see how a secret book club puts the lives of both student and faculty in jeopardy. Wei (Jing-Hua Tseng) is a student at Greenwood High... Continue Reading →

Fantasia Film Festival 2020: Lucky

A woman’s fight to gain independence is a constant one. In Natasha Kermani’s Lucky, we see a motivational writer struggle to take her own advice within an endless loop fighting an unknown assailant. May (Brea Grant) is a successful self-help author, but her latest book isn’t doing so well. She’s also trying to reconnect with... Continue Reading →

Ready or Not is Full of Horror Comedy Riches

Often,"marrying up" carries a set of consequences that you must adhere to for acceptance into the fold.  Proper etiquette, dressing to impress and a background that isn’t too sullied by scandal lest you be judged harshly is all very important in this superficial world. But what if marrying up means marrying into something more sinister... Continue Reading →

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