The Encounter

A found footage / alien fusion, The Encounter wasn’t something we were immediately keen on reviewing and it sat in our to-do pile waiting to hatch from its pod, as it were. The found footage genre is polarizing. The format can frequently handcuff a filmmaker, who’s left needing light sources to compensate for the conceit of characters documentingContinue reading “The Encounter”

Infliction

In Stephen King’s seminal examination of the horror genre Danse Macabre, the author writes that horror can be divided into two distinct groups: One where horror “results from an act of free and conscious will…to do evil” and the other where horror is “predestinate, coming from outside.” King is referring to “inside evil”, where theContinue reading “Infliction”