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Monster Fest Review: ‘The Autopsy of Jane Doe’

Too many horror movies collapse under the weight of their own strong premises. They start out confidently with an intriguing idea and a good set up, only to veer off somewhere in the middle, leaving you to wonder what went…

Monster Fest Review: ‘Raw’

In a Q&A session after the screening at Monster Fest 2016 ended, director Julia Ducournau explained that Raw was a film about becoming human. Horror films, she said, often allow us to express taboo desires and hidden fears, whether it…

Monster Fest Review: ‘Free Fire’

British director Ben Wheatley’s last film High Rise, adapted from J.G. Ballard’s last novel with his screenwriting partner Amy Jump, divided fans and critics alike. Some saw it as a pretentious, pseudo-profound mess while others lauded it for its originality….