In the final True Detective Horror Diary of the season, we examine the horror genre tradition of withholding closure in endings.
Wayne Hays needs an exorcism. The old Vietnam war veteran, ex-detective and subject of a forthcoming true crime docuseries is haunted by ghosts as he tries to piece together the narrative pieces of the homicide case that defined is life and marriage.
For the highly anticipated third season of True Detective, That Shelf and our friends at Everything is Scary are teaming up to examine the scarier elements in what we agree to be a landmark of horror television.
Following a much earned day off from posting that saw us watching even more movies and preparing more interviews, we return with part 8 of our TIFF 2012 coverage with looks at The Lords of Salem, Zaytoun, Reality, Passion, Byzantium, The Act of Killing, The Suicide Shop, and Hellbenders.
In the first entry of the published offshoot of the popular screening series, Defending the Indefensible curator Andrew Parker looks back at the "overlooked and under-appreciated" 1993 thriller Judgment Night, starring Emilio Estevez and Denis Leary.
Director Tarsem Singh previously made two visually stunning, but incredibly boring and boneheaded films (The Cell, The Fall) before taking on his latest film Immortals. Undoubtedly talented when it comes to visuals, his latest film somehow manages to rank as the least of his efforts, but not for lack of trying. Whereas his past efforts have been ambitious failures, there simply isn’t anything in this sword and sandals epic that hasn’t been done before, or better, hundreds of times before.