Flip Screen’s Horror Awards: Winners 2019 (so far!)

In the run up to Halloween, we have decided to give horror films the recognition they deserve and host our own awards series, platforming this brilliant genre that is shockingly under-represented in popular award shows. 

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‘Midsommar’ and The Big White Cult

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 Brody said it best when he wrote “the subject of “Midsommar” is the absurdity and obtuseness of suspending moral judgment for other cultures in the…

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Best Of 2019 So Far – Jenni Holtz

We’ve somehow made it halfway through 2019, a year with too many new releases to count! With the growing streaming market, films are becoming more accessible to audiences at faster paces. The success of Netflix originals like Someone Great and Always Be My Maybe show that the platform is for more than just television series.…

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REVIEW: “More Stressful Than Frightning” – ‘Midsommar’ (2019)

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 with what I’d seen. I hadn’t ever experienced a film that felt so devastatingly cynical, mean, and gut wrenching. After some determined rumination, I realized…

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