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Host May Be the Perfect Horror Movie for Its Time

Host May Be the Perfect Horror Movie for Its Time

James Jay Edwards reviews Host, a new horror film for these times, written and directed by Rob Savage, now streaming on Shudder.

Dave Franco Introduces Himself as a Horror Director with The Rental

James Jay Edwards reviews The Rental, the directorial debut of Dave Franco, the younger brother of James Franco. (IFC Films) 

Shudder’s Lake of Death Both Imitates and Creates a Horror Archetype

James Jay Edwards reviews Lake of Death, a Norwegian horror film written and directed by Nini Bull Robsahm, now streaming on Shudder.

The Political Satire of Irresistible Hits a Little Too Close to Home

James Jay Edwards reviews Irresistible, a political satire film written and directed by Jon Stewart and starring Steve Carell and Rose Byrne. 

Becky Delivers the Gory Grindhouse Goods

James Jay Edwards reviews Becky, a fun romp of grindhouse cinema, starring Lulu Wilson and Kevin James, directed by Jonathan Milott and Cary Murnion.

The Trip to Greece Is Dad Jokes, Bad Impressions, and Food Porn … and Nothing Else

James Jay Edwards reviews The Trip to Greece, the latest installment in The Trip series, with Rob Brydon and Steve Coogan, and directed by Michael Winterbottom.

How to Build a Girl Is a Rare Misfire for Beanie Feldstein

James Jay Edwards reviews How to Build a Girl, a coming-of-age movie starring Beanie Feldstein, written by Caitlin Moran, and directed by Coky Giedroyc.

The Wretched Touches Upon Brilliance Before Being Completely Forgotten

James Jay Edwards reviews The Wretched, a new horror movie written and directed by brothers Brett and Drew T. Pierce.