Is there a place for a throwback blockbuster like Independence Day: Resurgence in today's increasingly global movie market? Maybe!
It Follows is an excellent homage to 80s horror filmmakers like John Carpenter. If you're a genre fan and didn't catch it in theatres, you're going to want to pick up this Blu-ray.
It Follows is a creepy, worthy addition to the well-tread body horror genre. The metaphors are literal and overt, but director David Robert Mitchell makes it all work together a smart yet unpretentious way.
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The Guest (Adam Winguard, 2014) – The genre-loving writer/director team of Simon Barrett and Adam Wingard have gradually been easing themselves into the status of the best horror filmmakers of their generation. The Guest only confirms that title, while also pushing their style into other genres. Their partnership started with the brutal serial killer move […]
The Guest is a genre mashing blast from start to finish.
We talk to director Adam Wingard, writer Simon Barrett, and actors Dan Stevens and Maika Monroe about their work together on The Guest.
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It Follows Midnight Madness A suitably atmospheric, but direly serious teen thriller, It Follows takes a somewhat goofy premise and cranks it to eleven but never manages to follow through on a lot of promise at the outset. After making love to her new boyfriend for the first time, nineteen year old Jay (Maika Monroe, […]
The Guest Midnight Madness Possibly the most fun film at this year’s festival, this unabashedly hilarious and thrilling mash-up of spy flicks and 80s slashers from director Adam Wingard and writer Simon Barrett, the minds behind previous TIFF crowd pleaser, You’re Next. Dan Stevens stars as David, an amiable and polite soldier just out of […]
It’s a sweltering late July afternoon, but I’m still sitting down over a cup of warm tea at Canteen in the lobby of the TIFF Bell Lightbox and talking to Colin Geddes the day after most of his choices for the heavily watched and buzzed about Midnight Madness and Vanguard sections had been announced. (Really […]