Review: ‘After Life’ Season Two is a Realistic and Heart-Wrenching Exploration of Loss and Grief

Ricky Gervais is responsible for some of the most iconic British comedic series of modern times. He’s the genius behind Extras, Derek, and of course, The Office. So, when he announced the arrival of After Life season one, there was obviously a lot of buzz around it, but nobody anticipated what was to follow.

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REVIEW: ‘Black Christmas’ Reworks a Classic For the 21st Century

Bob Clark’s Black Christmas (1974) was a game-changer for the horror genre. It’s often cited as one of the first-ever slasher films and was a major inspiration for John Carpenter’s Halloween (1978). It also originated the frequently quoted line, appearing in spoofs and countless other films: “The call is coming from inside the house!” Needless to say, when remaking the film for a 2019 audience, Sophia Takal (director and writer) and April Wolfe (writer) had big shoes to fill. And, a young horror fan, I think they did a fantastic job. 

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