Overlook Film Festival 2022: Swallowed

★★★★ Always on the hunt for more genuinely excellent queer horror, Swallowed entered my crosshairs when I heard the project was directed by Carter Smith; his film The Ruins ranks as a personal favorite. Swallowed carries a unique visual style that also returns in this exciting, intimate yet perverse flick. Unrequited love and the deep … Continue reading Overlook Film Festival 2022: Swallowed

Overlook Film Festival 2022: Who Invited Them

★★★★ A stranger in one’s home is the single most invasive and chilling thought the mind can muster. It is a tale as old as time, and for the horror genre, home invasion flicks are practically their bread and butter. Funny Games, The Strangers, and You’re Next may remain the gold standard in home invasion … Continue reading Overlook Film Festival 2022: Who Invited Them

TV Review: Stranger Things 4, Volume 1

I remain in awe of the massive, ever-growing fanbase for Netflix’s Stranger Things—from a sleeper hit in 2016 to emerging as one of the streamer’s finest offerings, this a horror/sci-fi success story unlike any other. The third season was my favorite so far, evolving into a campier, large-scale 80s horror extravaganza. Thanks to the worldwide … Continue reading TV Review: Stranger Things 4, Volume 1

Pit Stop: Stranger Things: The Experience New York

It's crazy to think just how big a juggernaut that Netflix's excellent horror series, Stranger Things, has become. I remember shortly after the first season debuted, when it was so new and beloved that they were yet to even produce merchandise. I ordered a custom-made Stranger Things tee online at the time and wore it … Continue reading Pit Stop: Stranger Things: The Experience New York

TV Review: Ozark – Season 4 Part 2

I came to the party very late for Ozark, Netflix’s critically-acclaimed drama that has frequently been compared to the likes of Breaking Bad. I only first watched all previous episodes of the series this year, and found them both compelling and shocking. Par for the course with several television dramas, Ozark’s final season was split … Continue reading TV Review: Ozark – Season 4 Part 2