Screen Crusades

Shudder is kicking off the new year strong with a steady supply of horror while Netflix has some action and animated series to offer. HBO Max receives some classic movies while WandaVision finally launches on Disney+.

January 21, 2021

Riz Ahmed turns in a career-defining performance that not only asserts his rank among cinema’s leading men, but treats often exaggerated genre with a real reverence.

December 4, 2020

An incredibly strong week is spotlighted by Amazon’s ‘Sound of Metal’, Shudder’s ‘Anything for Jackson’ & ‘Porno’, Netflix’s ‘Mank’ while iconic legacy trilogies hit streaming in Jurassic Park and The Lord of the Rings

December 4, 2020

The director shares what it was like to work with his mentor and why a film like The Exorcist merits such a comprehensive examination like the Shudder documentary, ‘Leap of Faith’.

December 1, 2020

The starlet shares her excitement in working with director Alastair Orr and how the horror genre challenges actors to tap into real emotion from scary scenarios.

November 10, 2020

The actress and filmmaker explains how a survival horror film about killing off your friends to avoiding being blown up can be a fun cinematic experience.

November 4, 2020

With Halloween generally in the rearview, November offers plenty of action when The Mandalorian, The Dark Knight, The Bourne Trilogy and a hefty plate of James Bond hit streaming.

October 30, 2020

The return of Borat on Amazon Prime Video breaks up the horror barrage, though this week offers plenty of harrowing content choices.

October 23, 2020

Featuring a fun as hell anthology from Shudder, the full course of ‘Welcome to the Blumhouse’ on Amazon Prime, Netflix’s highly anticipated ‘The Haunting of Bly Manor’ and Hulu drops a supernatural horror driven Marvel series.

October 16, 2020

The filmmaker digs into the familiar tropes of demonic possession in cinema and how ‘The Cleansing Hour’ differentiates itself with realism.

October 8, 2020
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