For many, many years now, horror movies have become monotonous and annoying to watch. For about 20-30 minutes straight, you're bored to death by trivial setup until you become annoyed by the anticipation of an obvious jump scare - a formula that seems to not have changed since its inception - and then you go … Continue reading Because… Reasons: Salvaging the Horror Genre
The images used are not my own work The first installment released in 2000, continuing 16 years later and the latest insertion being last week, this much is all I’ve ever known about the Eastrail 177 Trilogy. I never knew they were M. Night Shyamalan’s projects, what the plots were about or even if they … Continue reading Critic Correction: An Equitable Look at The Eastrail 177 Trilogy
2018 brought a lot of noteworthy movies to the table. There were amazing movies, criminally abysmal ones, controversial ones that split audiences and everything in between. And yet, none grabbed anyone’s attention quite like a certain Netflix original. More people than not likely only know it as the most recent popularised meme (my favourite being … Continue reading Is ‘Bird Box’ Worth The Watch Or Simply A Popular Meme?
[Based on an online short story] EXT. APARTMENT BUILDING – DAY A woman in a suit, landlord EIBHLÍN O’BRIEN, is standing outside the entrance of an apartment building. She looks around. She slightly slides her sleeve up her right arm and checks her watch. She puts her sleeve back down and continues to wait. She … Continue reading Curiosity Kills