Sezín Koehler

Sezin Koehler is a weekly contributor to pop-culture site Looper and a film/TV critic for Black Girl Nerds, among many other bylines. She’s the author of indie horror novels American Monsters and Crime Rave, and writes from a small Florida beach town where she also rehabilitates wounded orchids and raises endangered butterflies in her own yard.

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Don't Go in the Woods

In ‘Don’t Go in the Woods,’ Slasher Meets Musical

November 16th, 2022 • Sezín Koehler

Sezin Koehler celebrates ‘Don’t Go in the Woods,’ Vincent D’Onofrio’s biting slasher-musical about the dark allure of fame.

Blair Witch Project

Reinterpreting ‘The Blair Witch’ Franchise as Fae Horror

June 13th, 2022 • Sezín Koehler

Sezín Koehler returns to Certified Forgotten with an inspired examination of the ‘Blair Witch’ series as an example of fae horror.

The Village Joaquin Phoenix

Revisiting ‘The Village’ in the Era of Active Shooter Drills

January 12th, 2022 • Sezín Koehler

Sezin Koehler revisit M. Night Shyamalan’s ‘The Village’ and finds a prescient warning against the performative safeties of society.