Review: Get Out (2017, dir. Jordan Peele)

The horror genre has had a massive upswing in recent years. Films like The Babadook (2013), It Follows (2014), and The Witch (2015), have added new narrative and aesthetic flourishes to the genre, and rejuvenated its artistic standing. With this new revival also comes a newfound appreciation for allegorical narrative: these films aren’t just scary …

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Review: Don’t Breathe (2016)

We are in a horror thriller renaissance. Beginning with The Babadook in 2014, films like It Follows, and The Witch have brought horror back out into the light. Though Don't Breathe doesn't really have the artistic depth as these, writer/director Fede Alvarez (the 2013 Evil Dead remake, also great) includes enough creative twists, and effective …

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