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Kayann’s Best Horror Flicks of 2016

by Kayann Mitchell 1. Number one with a fucking bullet would have to be Robert Eggers’ haunting period horror piece The Witch. Moody and atmospheric the film is a study in tension that keeps wrenching up the stakes for all involved. Absolutely loved it. 2. Numero deux would have to

On Julia Ducournau’s Raw (2016)

by Kayann Mitchell Debuting at Cannes and infamous for causing fainting spells during its screening at TIFF, Julia Ducournau’s meaty debut was bound to end up on my radar. I’d been chomping at the bit to finally see this French/Belgian gem. But I was crestfallen upon learning that Canada wouldn’t

On Liam Gavin’s A Dark Song (2016)

by Kayann Mitchell I have to admit I’m a sucker for a good movie trailer. I can get as excited as kid on sugar with the right ones, so when i got a gander of A Dark Song a few months ago I was well up for it. I’d heard

On XX (2017)

by Kayann Mitchell Happening amazingly for the first time ever with XX we have four female writer directors, Roxanne Benjamin, Karyn Kusama, Annie Clark (aka St. Vincent), and Jovanka Vuckovic coming together to channel their creative ju-ju into four tales of horror and suspense. Let’s see what the Ladies have to

On Anna Foerster’s Underworld Blood Wars (2016)

by Kayann Mitchell I have seen ALL the Underworld series. And I am an unabashed fan of each one for exactly what they are. Fun thrill rides. Did Anna Foerster and add to the cannon with Underworld: Blood Wars? We open with Selene (Kate Beckinsale) still on the run from

On Andre Øvredal’s The Autopsy of Jane Doe (2016)

by Kayann Mitchell I’m a massive fan of Andre Øvredal‘s Trollhunter. It was a fun bit of filmmaking. Highly recommended if you haven’t already seen it. Go forth now and do so. Its required viewing! This however is a different beast. We open on a murder scene that seems inexplicable to

On Adam Wingard’s Blair Witch (2016)

by Kayann Mitchell I am 41 so I saw The Blair Witch Project in theatres and it scared and traumatized me in equal measure. Back then when the internet was just a wee babe and not every single household had access, the ingenious marketing ensured that this micro budget scare

On Jeremy Saulnier’s Green Room (2015)

by Kayann Mitchell Jeremy Saulnier follows up his Cannes smash Blue Ruin with the gut punch of a film Green Room, starring Anton Yelchin, Imogen Pootes and Sir Patrick Stewart. As punks trapped among a group of hyper violent neo nazis.  Our film opens with a van stopped in the midst

On Carles Torrens’ Pet (2016)

by Kayann Mitchell  In Carles Torrens second time in the director’s chair he ditches the paranormal for the real life horrors of the psychological thriller in Pet. Written by Jeremy Slater who is currently scaring the shit out of me with his take on The Exorcist tv series. Seems like

On Bo Mikkelsen’s What We Become (2015)

by Kayann Mitchell With Bo Mikkelsen‘s feature film debut we take another journey into the Nordic Twilight,Scandinavia’s emerging genre movement. This time instead of werewolves here we parlay with the shambling undead. The film opens in the picturesque suburb of Sorgenfri where we meet Gustav (Benjamin Engell) and his family

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