Editorials

Skeleton Crew
Skeleton Crew

‘Skeleton Crew’ Turns an Unexpected Lens on 2000s Horror

May 15th, 2024 • Ariel Powers-Schaub

Ariel Powers-Schaub returns to Certified Forgotten with a breakdown of ‘Skelton Crew,’ a meta-textual examination of 2000s torture porn.

Mehmet Cerrahoglu Baskin

‘Baskin’ Is a Surrealist Turkish Trip To Hell

May 3rd, 2024 • Eric Vega

Eric Vega invites readers to check out Can Evrenol’s ‘Baskin,’ a surrealistic trip to hell where even the police cannot save you.

Rainbow Harvest Mirror Mirror

‘Mirror Mirror’ Reflects the Horror of Being a Teenager

April 30th, 2024 • Molly Henery

Molly Henery adds Marina’s Sargenti’s ‘Mirror Mirror’ to her Uterus Horror canon and digs into the darkness of being a teenager.

I'll Always Know What You Did Last Summer

Remembering ‘I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer’

April 24th, 2024 • Christine Makepeace

Christine Makepeace retrns with a love letter to ‘I’ll Always Know What You Did Last Summer,’ the franchise’s forgotten son.

Arno Frisch Benny's Video

The Image-Sickness of ‘Benny’s Video’

April 11th, 2024 • Garrett Smith

Garrett Smith revisits Michael Haneke’s ‘Benny’s Video,’ a cautionary prophecy for the image-sickness of a social media age.

The Children Movie

How ‘The Children’ Reset the Bar for Killer Kid Films

April 2nd, 2024 • Matt Konopka

Matt Konopka explores the parental guilt and unflinching violence of Tom Shankland’s killer kid horror movie, ‘The Children.’

The Scooby Doo Project

‘The Scooby-Doo Project’ Is Still the Gang’s Strangest Adventure

March 29th, 2024 • Garrett Brown

Garrett Brown explains why ‘The Scooby-Doo Project’ remains both one of the best and the strangest entries in the ‘Scooby Doo’ universe.

Aina Dumlao Sanzaru

‘Sanzaru’ Sees Evil in a Family’s Buried Secrets

March 27th, 2024 • Rob Thomas

Rob Thomas digs into the buried secrets of ‘Sanzaru,’ Xia Magnus’s haunting ghost story about a caretaker and her client.

Kiah McKirnan Perpetrator

In ‘Perpetrator,’ Empathy Is a Gift—And a Weapon

February 27th, 2024 • Molly Henery

Molly Henery explores Jennifer Reeder’s ‘Perpetrator’ and its radical portrayal of empathy for her Uterus Horror series.

Aaliyah Queen of the Damned

‘Queen of the Damned’ Brought Vampires Into the 2000s

February 22nd, 2024 • Kayleigh Donaldson

Kayleigh Donaldson explores the mixed results of ‘Queen of the Damned,’ the film that tried to bring vampires into the 2000s.