Kristen Connolly

Nov 2 2012

The Bay

(This review was originally published on November 2, 2012 at Reel Film News) As if addressing Hurricane Sandy, Halloween and the election simultaneously, “The Bay” is a gruesome cautionary tale about our environment that spikes the horror genre with a biting realism, so to speak, in a tightly edited ‘mockumentary’. Centered in Claridge, Maryland, a […]
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Apr 13 2012

The Cabin in the Woods

(This review was originally published on April 13, 2012 at Reel Film News) If “The Cabin in the Woods” sounds like a generic title, it’s only because co-writers Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon wish to stress the gleeful irony of their material. The film, which might be considered both a sympathetic wink to starving horror […]
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