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Our Father, the Devil is an impressive debut feature from writer/director Ellie Foumbi. It is a novel and forceful look at the complex moralities that surround violence and moral redemption, with stellar performances and carefully crafted filmmaking.
The film begins with many moments of hope for the main character, Marie (played by Babetida Sadjo).… read more.
As it is now Black History Month, we are taking the opportunity to celebrate some of the incredible Black woman artists that we know and love. Today, we’re starting with the amazing Nia DaCosta!
Nia is a screenwriter and director best known for her work in the thriller genre. Nia began her career as a production assistant, granting her the opportunity to work with celebrated directors such as Martin Scorsese, Steve McQueen, and Steven Soderbergh.… read more.
Eight years ago today, The Babadook was released in theaters, making it the perfect day to celebrate the brilliant Jennifer Kent!
Jennifer Kent is an Australian director, best known for The Babadook, which was actually her first feature film. The Babadook is a horror film about a single mother who must confront a disturbing intruder, manifested by her son’s fear of a monster in their home.… read more.
The Last of the 20th Century Girls is a record that attempts to perform an exorcism. It is the sophomore album of London-based artist, Findlay (Natalie Rose Findlay). While Findlay is a solo musician, she has longtime collaborators and friends that help her create. Head of the list is her producer, Jules Apollinaire, with whom Findlay released the record TTRRUUCES two years ago.… read more.
The Runner is a short experimental film. It’s worth watching if you’re into nebulous horror, gory makeup effects, MTV’s behind-the-scenes features, or the eighties as a general vibe. It’s also an album, with the added nomer (Original Soundtrack), by dark synth-pop duo Boy Harsher, comprised of vocalist Jae Matthews and producer Augustus “Gus” Muller.… read more.
Jarrod Emerson’s Tribute to Richard Attenborough
Part 5: MAGIC (1978)
Richard Attenborough’s only foray into horror, Magic, tells the story of “Corky Withers” (Anthony Hopkins), a shy, anxiety-ridden magician who struggles to get through a performance. Corky eventually finds success when he incorporates ventriloquism into his act with “Fats” an expressive wooden dummy.… read more.