Film review: ‘SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK’ by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Directed by Troll Hunter’s André Øvredal and based on the book series by Alvin Schwartz, teen horror film Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark is a stylishly made but familiar horror flick that turns spooky ‘torch under the face’ campfire tales into an It-style battle between teen nerds and a malevolent supernatural force. The ersatz Losers Club here are

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Film review: ‘MIDSOMMAR’, by Nick Gardener from ‘Built For Speed’

Ari Aster made an immediate and profound impression with his disturbing feature-length directorial debut Hereditary. A creepy supernatural thriller, Hereditary introduced a film-maker with an aesthetic style that was strikingly distinct but in its meticulous framing and vivid pristine images, also informed by legends such as Stanley Kubrick. His follow-up Midsommar exudes similar menace and boasts much of Hereditary’s visual

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