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Review: The Reckoning Shouts for Justice That’s Still Yet to Come

After production company logos and title cards describing the state of plague-stricken 1665 England, The Reckoning devotes nearly 10 full minutes to two sequences. One follows the last days of tenant Joseph (Joe Anderson), who contracts the sickness while on a trip to sell his grain in London. Upon learning of his infection, Joseph chooses to hang …

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Ten International Horror Movies to Stream This Halloween

Halloween might have roots in Ireland and other Celtic territories, but for many, it is a thoroughly American holiday, celebrated by watching scary movies—generally English language, Hollywood horror. Every year brings new offerings to go with old classics, slasher films, and cult favorites, but focusing only on U.S. films misses the rich vein of horror …

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Review: Lake of Death (De dødes tjern) Is A Tasty Horror Sampler

Shudder When people talk about horror cliches, they’re rarely specific. There are, after all, many different subgeneres of horror, each with their own bag of tricks. Slashers tend to be populated by moronic young adults, who don’t let obvious danger quell their passion for parties. Psychological horror tends to feature a lead with unresolved trauma …

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