⭐⭐⭐⭐ Rating: 3.5 out of 5. The element of surprise is crucial in horror. It’s all about creating a potent shock. Jump scares are an easy way to accomplish this. Even though the ploy is pervasive, it’s a cheap way to earn tension. More creative is when a film manages to surprise with a plot […]Barbarian — Fast Film Reviews
Reblog: REVIEW: “Barbarian” (2022) — Keith & the Movies
Nothing about the trailer for “Barbarian” indicated anything unique or fresh. In fact, in many ways the trailer felt incredibly generic, milking countless horror movie tropes that have been used ad nauseam throughout the genre’s history. Yet I’m tempted to call the trailer genius, not because of what’s in it but because of what’s left […]REVIEW: “Barbarian” (2022) — Keith & the Movies
Barbarism Begins At Home
New horror flick, Barbarian is hitting cinemas.
A horror film’s main goal is not to scare the viewer. It’s to subvert the viewers’ expectations. Achieve that, and the film is half way to success.
Barbarian does just that by setting up what might be expected and then taking a hard turn.
Worth a visit.