Review – The Lighthouse (2019) **31 Days of Horror**

by Old King Clancy

In recent years, my reviewing habits have slowed down more than I would’ve liked, since entering the workforce it’s been hard to watch, think and write about films whilst also balancing work and personal lives. I’ve started to pick it up again in the last few months and the reason for this was The Lighthouse, because when I walked out of that first viewing I knew I wanted to write down my thoughts on this film and explain in great detail why it’s a goddamn modern masterpiece of isolationist horror.

Which given our current climate, this film hits a little closer to home now than I realized.

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House of Usher (1960) – Movie Review **31 Days of Horror**

“The House of Usher is no more – and the place whereon it stood is as if – it had never been. He buried her alive… to save his soul!” Logan Myerz reviews Roger Corman’s 1960 film House of Usher that’s adapted from the Edgar Allen Poe short story and stars Vincent Price. The film is currently streaming on Shudder! 🎃💀☠️👻

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“Upon entering his fiancée’s family mansion, a man discovers a savage family curse and fears that his future brother-in-law has entombed his bride-to-be prematurely.”

Review – The Lighthouse (2019)

by Kevin Muller

When writer and director Robert Eggers burst on to the scene with 2016’s The Witch, he gave us a true New England horror tale. What he succeeded in doing was creating an immersive experience for the viewers. A majority of the time, when films are set in a different time periods, the accents are shoddy, the cinematography too clean, or the actors can’t nail the true essence of the characters. Eggers nailed all three of those aspects and much more. For his next feature, he has given us a movie, that takes place at the end of the 19th century, located in New England, with his two actors speaking in thick New England accents. Does he go two for two, or was his first effort a fluke?

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