Editorials

Gigantis The Fire Monster
Gigantis The Fire Monster

Finding Redemption for ‘Gigantis: The Fire Monster’

April 22nd, 2022 • Alex Adams

Alex Adams explains why ‘Gigantis: The Fire Monster,’ the American cut of ‘Godzilla Raids Again,’ deserves a second look from Godzilla fans.

Death of a Vlogger

‘Death of a Vlogger’ Finds Horror In a Post-Truth World

April 20th, 2022 • Hugh McStay

Hugh McStay speaks with director Graham Hughes about his standout social media horror-comedy, ‘Death of a Vlogger.’

Unfriended Dark Web

The Screenlife Futurism of ‘Unfriended: Dark Web’

April 18th, 2022 • Hamish Calvert

Hamish Calvert revisits Stephen Susco’s ‘Unfriended: Dark Web’ through the lens of cryptocurrency, cancel culture, and Web 3.0.

Jaws the Revenge

Big Problems, Small Joys: The Music of ‘Jaws: The Revenge’

April 11th, 2022 • Charlie Brigden

Charlie Bridgen returns to Certified Forgotten with a passionate defense of ‘Jaws: The Revenge’ – or at least Michael Small’s score.

Exhibit A

‘Exhibit A’: Found Footage’s Opening Statement on Male Fragility

April 5th, 2022 • David Churack

David Churack digs into Dom Rotheroe’s unsettling ‘Exhibit A,’ a found footage film that quickly moves from family to horror.

Man Bites Dog American Psycho

‘American Psycho,’ ‘Man Bites Dog,’ and Masculine Overconfidence

March 30th, 2022 • Veronica Phillips

Veronica Phillips digs into the masculine overconfidence of the monstrous leads of ‘American Psycho’ and ‘Man Bites Dog.’

Love Bites Adam Ant

‘Love Bites’ and the 90s’ Attempts at Reimagining the Vampire Mythos

March 29th, 2022 • Maggie Boccella

Maggie Boccella explains why Malcolm Marmorstein’s ‘Love Bites’ is secretly a great companion piece to films like ‘Practical Magic.’

Cell Stephen King

Pick Up the Phone, ‘Cell’s Calling

March 25th, 2022 • Christine Makepeace

Noteworthy John Cusack scholar Christine Makepeace mounts a passionate defense of Stephen King’s underrated techno-horror, ‘Cell.’

Arrebato

Blood is the Drug: Addiction and Vampirism in the Spanish Cult Horror ‘Arrebato’

March 11th, 2022 • Kayleigh Donaldson

Kayleigh Donaldson explores the lurid history behind ‘Arrebato,’ the genre masterpiece from Spanish underground cinema icon Ivan Zulueta.

The Hamiltons My Heart Cant Beat

Vampires, Horror, and the Cinema of Caregivers

March 8th, 2022 • Jamie Alvey

Even the healthiest family dynamics can sometimes be emotionally and physically draining. Society insists that…