The Innkeepers

The search for Madeline O'Malley
Sara Paxton, Pat Healy and Kelly McGillis
Directed by Ti West

Director Ti West's feature debut, “The House of the Devil” (2009), was a deftly executed homage to both classic haunted house flicks and the great female-centered horror films of the sixties and seventies (particularly Rosemary's Baby, 1968). Fanatically aware of the conventions of the genre, its titles were ever lovingly rendered in a classic seventies burnt-orange which matched the nostalgia ... more >

Last house on the left

Last movie on the left
When mediocrity becomes a badge of honor
Directed by Dennis Iliadis

There’s dumb. There’s boring. There’s dumb and boring. At least have the kind manners to choose one. Don’t be like this rancid little piece of inhumanity, Last House on the Left, a film that mistakes inertia for suspense and violence for fear. There’s really nothing positive to say about this disgusting, heavily mysoginistic exploitation flick. The first words out of my mouth upon leaving ... more >