Barbarian (2022)

Horror as a genre is constantly evolving, perhaps more so than others. Or at the very least, the way it keeps reshaping itself remains quite interesting in that it is both an entity that tirelessly seeks to reinvent itself and one that seeks to retain a firm connection to its roots. Moreover, horror attracts a specific pedigree of filmmakers, many of whom are driven predominantly by a desire to have fun making movie magic happen.  

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Nine Days (2020)

I have thought long and hard about how to bite into this review. In fact, I have spent quite a while trying to characterize what Nine Days reminded me of and I still don’t think I have a good or sassy enough idea. All I know is that I was really looking forward to watching this and that what I ended up seeing fell vastly short of my expectations.  

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