Hollywood continues to exhume a steady slew of Stephen King’s previous works. Next up on the mortuary slab is King’s ‘Pet Sematary’, a reanimation of the cautionary tale centring on mortality. With King’s book-to-screen adaptations, sometimes, these are a hit and sometimes, these are a miss. After the commercial success and critical acclaim of ‘IT’ […]Read More REVIEW: Pet Sematary (2019): Dir. Kölsch and Widmyer.
Jordan Peele’s, directorial debut, ‘Get Out’, garnered Oscar nominations and critical acclaim alike after its release in 2017. Just one month after, Trump was inaugurated. The accidental-but-perfect timing of this meant that he found his socially-conscious horror caught in the middle of a political event. Simultaneously, this catapulted ‘Get Out’ into something of a cultural […]Read More REVIEW: Us (2019) Dir. Jordan Peele. Peele’s sensibility for the symmetrical in an asymmetrical America.