Hereditary is Brilliant & Deliberate With its Slow Crushing Suspense (Review)

Hereditary is Brilliant & Deliberate With its Slow Crushing Suspense (Review)

This week I saw Hereditary, a new horror film that I’d heard very good things about.  It had been compared to The Witch (one of my very favorite horror films) and was supposed to be this decade’s The Exorcist.  The trailer didn’t make Hereditary look like much but with endorsements like these, how could I resist? Read more

Hereditary Inflicts Emotional Terror and Cements Itself as an Instant Horror Classic (Review)

Hereditary Inflicts Emotional Terror and Cements Itself as an Instant Horror Classic (Review)

It is very easy to see why Hereditary had an incredible amount of buzz after this year’s Sundance. New director Ari Aster comes onto the scene and has one of the most confident horror visions and well-crafted screenplays EVER. Not just in the past 10 years, but of all time. Everything you’ve been hearing about Hereditary being a modern-day “Exorcist” is true. Not only is it a horror film, but in some ways it’s a dramatic look at the evils we inherit from our family. Believe the hype. Read more

The Hereditary Trailer Teases a Potentially Petrifying Horror Masterpiece

The Hereditary Trailer Teases a Potentially Petrifying Horror Masterpiece

In the past few years, the horror genre has been making a come back. Sure, every year we still get a few of the cardboard cut out atrocious horror flicks like 2017’s The Bye Bye Man and this year’s Insidious: The Last Key. Unfortunately, that brand of horror movies will never go away. There has been a shimmer of hope in the last few years with movies like The Witch, The Babadook, It Follows, and Drag Me to Hell, movies that demonstrate how genuine horror can be far more terrifying than cheap, uninspired jump scares. Today we got our first trailer for A24’s next horror film Hereditary, and it looks to be a terrifying and thought-provoking masterpiece. Read more