“Engaging, but lacking in thematic depth.” IT Chapter 2 finishes off the Loser Club’s story with a behemoth of a film that’s fixated on the past. Of course, this seems … Continue reading REVIEW: “Treads water over territory previously explored” – ‘IT: Chapter 2’ (2019)
Derek Sharp (He/Him) (tweets @eerdk) is a recent English and Anthropology graduate living just outside of Toronto, Canada. All genres appeal to him, but, if we’re being honest, horror is probably his favourite. He has a passion for writing and a keen interest in the technicalities of filmmaking. He is preparing to start a Film Production course this Fall. In the meantime he is working part time and trying to finally decide if Donnie Darko is too edgy to be taken seriously or just the perfect amount of edgy.
The following article contains spoilers for Ari Aster’s Midsommar. One of the principal criticisms of Midsommar is that it’s main thematic assertion is that international travel is dangerous. Cultural critic Richard … Continue reading ‘Midsommar’ and The Big White Cult
When I first finished Hereditary, Midsommar writer/director Ari Aster’s first film, I sat through the credits in stunned silence. Then I stared out a midnight window for an hour, wrestling … Continue reading REVIEW: “More Stressful Than Frightning” – ‘Midsommar’ (2019)
2019, you good fam? It’s no secret that 2019 hasn’t consistently delivered quality cinema, at least from where I’m standing. I’m sure the festival circuit is popping, but most people … Continue reading Best Of 2019 So Far – Derek Sharp