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Netflix Streaming: “The Awakening,” 2011 (dir. by Nick Murphy)

Unfortunately, The Awakening is nothing more than a beautifully shot film with a subpar storyline. There is nothing inherently scary and the jump scares are entirely too predictable. The Awakening comes fully equipped with claustrophobic shots marked by obscured framing that emphasizes the elusiveness and mystery surrounding Florence’s past.

Netflix Streaming: “We Are What We Are,” 2013 (Dir. by Jim Mickle)

We Are What We Are | Directed by Jim Mickle | Release Year: 2013 Rating: R | Run Time: 1hr 45min We Are What We Are eschews many traditional horror tropes to create a tragic, cannibalistic family drama. Don’t expect conventional scares or classic villainy from this horror film, but do expect excellent Gothic-esque atmosphere, original […]

Netflix Streaming: “Only God Forgives,” 2013 (Dir. by Nicolas Winding Refn)

Director, Nicolas Winding Refn, has received a lot of backlash for Only God Forgives – some deserved, some not so much. After the beloved Drive with Ryan Gosling as the ever-stoic bad boy, it seems that audiences were expecting a sequel or rehash of similar themes with Winding Refn’s most recent release. However this isn’t what we get with Only God Forgives, Gosling may be just as reticent as in Drive, but aside from that and the violence, the similarities end.