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Underwhelming audiences upon it’s release in 1985, George A Romero’s third Dead movie has in recent years undergone something of a critical revaluation, with some even wishfully claiming it a misunderstood masterpiece (probably helped along by the fact that it is, by his own admission, Romero’s favorite among the series). 1,639 more words
District 9 is not a nuanced film, nor is it’s metaphor. Filmed in the slums of Johannesburg, there’s an eerie, earthen verisimilitude to the film’s physicality that simultaneously lends South Africa a depressing gritty realism and expounds upon it’s alienized social distance. 781 more words
With the summer release of Jeff Mickle’s new film, Cold in July, set to prove him as a director of considerable skill who’s in it for the long haul, it seems appropriate to look back on his two previous, relatively unknown and under-appreciated films, truly strong efforts both and films any discerning horror fan can appreciate. 1,240 more words