Shiloh Fernandez

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Aug 22 2019

Burn (2019) – Review

There are several irregular elements which set Mike Gan’s Burn apart from your typical bottle-episode thriller, and special consideration must be given for them. We have the self-harming misfit, an inverted sexual assault, a female anti-hero, and a robber with neither a heart of gold or murderous intent. It’s an embarrassment of riches resulting in decent […]
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Nov 5 2014

White Bird in a Blizzard

The late teenage years are a troubling time in any person’s life. It’s hell for the teenager, as hormones and social contracts are pulling them in all different directions, and it’s hell for the parents, who have to deal with their child becoming an adult, whether mature or not. If you throw dysfunction and seething […]
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Jun 10 2013

The East

“The East” might have the most intriguing premise of any film I’ve seen so far this year. Breaking down genre barriers while not overtly attempting to revolutionize any of them, director Zal Batmanglij, who co-wrote the film with its star Brit Marling, approaches divisive subjects like the environment, religion and capitalism from an unusually off-kilter perspective. There’s a […]
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Apr 5 2013

Evil Dead

(This review was originally published on April 5, 2013 at Reel Film News) More often than not I’m a harsh critic of horror reboots (“The Texas Chainsaw Massacre”, “Friday the 13th” and “Halloween” were all predictably sub-par), but I’ll occasionally come away from one happily frazzled (“The Crazies”, “Dawn of the Dead” and “My Bloody Valentine” […]
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Apr 4 2013

Evil Dead

(This review originally appeared at Reel Film News on April 4, 2013.) If you read nothing else of this review, know this: if you go see Evil Dead, you must stay all the way past the credits. There’s, shall we say… a little treat. Now, onto the fun. Gorehounds, rejoice! For those of you who […]
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