Through the Fears – 1954

Before we buckle down with my recommendations, I need to address a particular filmmaker of note. Though Alfred Hitchcock is well known among movie buffs as a thriller director, many lay people might refer to him as a director of horror. 1954 is smack dab in the middle of an era when Hitchcock was regularly … Continue reading Through the Fears – 1954

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A Quiet Place wastes an interesting premise with cheap scares

I’m always distrustful of critical reviews of horror movies. Horror seems to be one of the most polarizing of the genres, and many critics seem to have a visceral distaste for it. Though I’m a fan of the work of Roger Ebert, he was always open about how much he disliked these sorts of films, … Continue reading A Quiet Place wastes an interesting premise with cheap scares