The Witch (2015)

There is one film that popped out very often on my feeds this October, Robert Eggers's The Witch. All the praises aroused my interest in a movie I had never heard of before, so I decided to spend my Sunday morning watching it; and I'm glad I did because the film turned out to be not a clich├ęd, gory horror but a creepy and atmospheric one.

Thursday Movie Picks: Halloween Edition: Rituals

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As much as I love Halloween-themed Thursday Movie Picks, I was not able to join the past two weeks because I simply couldn’t come up with anything. Or if I could I was too lazy to actually put in the effort to write. I’m not sure. Anyways, I’m back on track with this week’s theme because I simply could not miss horror movies featuring rituals. Without further ado, I leave you with my picks.

Child's Play (2019)

We live in an era of remakes and reboots, so it was only a matter of time before we'd get a new movie about the creepy, red-haired doll. The only remake I was looking forward to seeing this year and yet missed, mainly because of my job but also because of the low expectations I had about it. You can imagine my surprise when Lars Klevberg's Child's Plays turned out to be a fun, entertaining and gory comedy horror. 

El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie (2019)

Breaking Bad is without a doubt one of the, if not the, best TV series of all time. I loved every single moment of it, even when it broke me and its characters. It comes without saying that I was really looking forward to seeing its epilogue, El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie, but since I started my rewatch too late, I was able to catch up only on Wednesday, only to be left with a bitter taste in my mouth because, while it works as a farewell to the beloved character of Jesse Pinkman and Aaron Paul is as intense as ever, it feels like a 45-minute episode stretched to two hours, an overlong episode that we didn't really need.

Midsommar (2019)

It was around this time last year when I finally decided to watch Ari Aster's first feature, Hereditary, and, there really is no other way to put it, my mind was blown by the brilliancy of it and Aster's masterful use of the horror genre to portray a family dealing with grief and loss. Needless to say Aster's second feature, Midsommar, was one of my most anticipated films of 2019. Thankfully, the filmmaker yet again delivers as Midsommar is a terrific cult film that manages to be creepy and horrifying but also funny and very entertaining throughout.

Thursday Movie Picks: Halloween Edition: Period Drama Horror

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It's finally October which only means one thing in the Thursday Movie Picks series, it's time for the Halloween edition. Starting off this year are period drama horrors, a genre I'm not particularly fond of — mainly because I'm not a fan of period movies. Despite this, I still was able to find three films that not only fit the theme but that I didn't mind watching.

Monthly Recap: September 2019

There went another month, yet another month spent doing not much, both in terms of life and films/blogging.