At this point, I feel like Mike Flanagan is becoming a master of horror. I don’t think it happened over night, though. I think his output was fairly consistent in the beginning, but the latest works in his oeuvre are just outstanding. While I think Oculus, Ouija: Origin of Evil, and Hush were all right, I think Gerald’s Game, Doctor Sleep, and his Netflix shows (The Haunting of Hill House and The Haunting of Bly Manor) are all great must-watch horror films or shows. I think he has this ability to find beauty in even some of his more frightening works, and that is also true of his latest horror series, Midnight Mass, which I think is pretty much on par with the truly excellent Hill House.Continue reading “REVIEW: Midnight Mass (2021 – TV Series)”
The following is a review of Hush, available on Netflix right now.
Hush follows Maddie Young (played by Kate Siegel), a deaf-mute woman who lives on her own in the woods, on a night where her worst fears are realized, when a masked man (played by John Gallagher, Jr.) wielding a crossbow shows up at her doorstep to terrorize her. Continue reading “REVIEW: Hush (2016)”