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What to Watch
Understanding the Cinematography of Wally Pfister
The Stoic Male Antihero Trope Examined
References to 70s and 80s Movies in ‘Stranger Things’
Beyond the Frame
H. Perry Horton
Jacob T. Swinney
Jack’s Movie Reviews
Lessons from the Screenplay
Horror Homages in ‘South Park’
From 'Godzilla' to 'The Shining.'
‘The Babadook’ and the Art of Fear
An analysis of 'The Babadook.'
Why Jump Scares Suck
Are jump scares cheap? Should we get rid of them? Short answer: No. They suck, but they have more potential than you may think.
The Rise of the Zombie Movie
A cinematic evolution of the undead.
‘Alien’ – H.R. Giger’s Beautiful Monster
A look at the work of horror's most influential designer.
The Top 10 Shots in Horror
A top ten list of the best shots in modern horror (from 'Psycho' in 1960 up to today).
The Best Horror Cinema of the 21st Century
A video essay showcasing my top 20 horror movies of the 21st century so far.
The Look of Fear
It’s not always just about the threat. It’s about the reaction shot.
How Horror Cinematography Taps Into Our Primal Fears
What some of horror's most iconic shots do to keep us up at night.