Pyewacket (Review)

After watching Adam MacDonald’s 2014 feature film debut, Backcountry, I was left with a sense of hope for the budding director. Dynamic camerawork, well-allocated sound, and impressive performances from his actors emphatically coalesced to conjure a sincere sense of horror, even if it did occasionally succumb to worn-out tropes of the genre. Thus, it only […]

Backcountry (Review)

I find there to be something special about horror films that rely on grounded, well-crafted scenarios to elicit fear, rather than resorting to cheap supernatural scares, or outlandish schema that serve up a healthy dose of social commentary. That is not to say I don’t appreciate entries consistent with either category, as some of the […]