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Hexing (2017): The “Object Petit a” of the Yantra

Hexing is a 2017 supernatural horror film directed by Christophe Lenoir (produced by Vivek Singhania) that whirls around a cursed Ouija (yantra) board, a board that “protects” those who are called to play upon its mysteries by gruesomely punishing one’s enemies. To the death. It’s also the story of Hannah (Emma Eliza Regan), a young […]

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Is Tamara Home? On “The Strangers: Prey at Night”

Johannes Roberts’ The Strangers: Prey at Night follows a family of four who become human targets in a vicious game of cat and mouse, stalked by a trio of masked killers while staying overnight in an abandoned mobile home community. And the key question reverberates through our consciousness, “Is Tamara home?” A mantra of death, […]

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Mandy (2018): the Interior Loss of Vengeance

We’ll become a fiery heap of dead flesh and make them pay, Mandy. This is a ritual about the struggle to raise the dead. By blood. Or, if that’s too much to ask of God, at least allow those who suffer to reek unholy havoc on their oppressors’ heretical hearts. Here, on the screen, we […]

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Solitude and Desire: An Essay

Night ranges to deep, dips, drips black silence to a cool serenity of contemplation, solitude, desire. And I wait for dawn’s blur. I am no longer asleep. I walk. Stair to stair. For the coming tension and relaxation of muscles moving from bed to kitchen to sofa and back to the dark. This repetition is […]

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Suspiria Review: The Necessity of Becoming

Welcome to our Suspiria review. This film is incredible. Luca Guadagnino’s 2018 re-interpretation (penned by the masterful David Kajganich and featuring Dakota Johnson and Tilda Swinton) is much more than a contemporary remake of Dario Argento’s hyper-horror classic. It is a film that goes beyond… absolutely beyond reason. By my Suspiria review, in light of […]