Review: “Shirley”

Writer Shirley Jackson is perhaps best known for her horror novel The Haunting of Hill House, widely regarded as one of the best and scariest ghost stories ever written.  But Jackson’s personal life becomes a sort of horror story of its own in “Shirley,” a new drama based on the novel by Susan Scarf Merrell […]

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Review: “The Invisible Man”

3.5 out of 5 stars. Monster movies have always been compelling because, as far from reality as they may appear on the surface, we see reflections of the good and the bad in humanity in their stories.  This is especially apparent in the new version of “The Invisible Man,” directed by Leigh Whannell and based […]

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Review: “Us”

4 OUT OF 5 STARS. In his first feature film “Get Out,” writer and director Jordan Peele explored the horrific relationship between white America and black America.  In his second feature, “Us,” Peele holds that mirror up to society as a whole, using more of a traditional horror film approach to show how we repress […]

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