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The Aggression Scale

The Aggression Scale

| June 5, 2012

The Aggression Scale is one of the weirdest amalgamations of a home invasion film I’ve ever seen. It draws inspiration from so many different films, everything from Home Alone to Gummo and makes something completely radical. The film follows a group of hit men, led by Lloyd (Dana Ashbrook) that are on the hunt to […]

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Apollo 18

Apollo 18

| December 23, 2011

The stylistic conventions of Apollo 18, as yet another in the current trend of “found footage” horror films, ultimately promises much in the way of realistic horror, but stumbles generically in both content and form. The failure of the film is extremely unfortunate, especially as the creatures and creature effects are ultimately really cool. There […]

Scream 4

Scream 4

| October 3, 2011

“How meta can you get?” asks Scream 4’s Gale Weathers-Riley (played by returning cast member Courtney Cox). And it’s an appropriate question for the most self-aware, metatextual series in the horror genre, as the Scream franchise sees its first installment in over ten years. The answer to Gale’s question with regard to this latest entry […]