By: AnatomyBrandon My biggest surprise and biggest disappointment all in one night… I’ve struggled this year with having time to write reviews for films, but after my back to back viewing this evening, I feel as I have no choice because I was able to experience both my biggest surprise and my biggest disappointment of 2018 (so far) in just one night. As of writing this (27 April), I’ve been incredibly impressed with the caliber of film we’ve had so far. I was able to…Continue Reading “Review: 2018s Thelma and The Devil & Father Amorth”

The Anatomy of Fear Episode 4 – The New French Extremity – Martyrs Welcome to the¬†fourth episode of The Anatomy of Fear. On this episode, we’re going to be talking about the New French Extremity, with a focus on 2008s Martyrs. If you’re just tuning to our show for the first time, we try to take a little bit deeper of a look into the sub-genres, societal issues and other influencers of film. Alan hits us with some deeper analytical thinking, while Brandon goes on…Continue Reading “Episode 4 – Martyrs Review: What’s The Deal With The New French Extremity?”

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Thanks to everyone who tuned into our first few episodes. We really can’t thank you enough, and want to engage with other horror fans and podcasters. On our first episode, at the end of the episode, Alan and I went back and forth through our top ten favorite horror films of all time.¬† So, I’ve decided to duplicate mine here on the site. Sure, I could just post the link to my list on Letterboxd, but I’m a bit self-indulgent when it comes to lists…Continue Reading “Brandon’s Top Ten Horror Films”

The Exorcist

The Anatomy of Fear Horror Podcast Episode 3 This is our first analytical episode, and we decided to start with one of the most study-able horror movies out there! We wanted to figure out why audiences from all walks of life and from many different religious backgrounds came to love this movie. How does a person of faith view this movie differently from one that is not? Does the film answer the question of where evil comes from, and if so, what is the answer?…Continue Reading “Episode 3: The Exorcist Review – Where Does Evil Come From?”

Anatomy of Fear Horror Podcast

The Anatomy of Fear Horror Podcast Episode 1 We’ve been working hard the last few months to put a new podcast together for fellow horror movie fans, and we’re happy to say it is online! We want to dig deep into the horror genre, but before we do, we want to give you a chance to get to know us a little first. We talk about why horror is an important genre, why people watch horror movies, and then cap it off with a discussion…Continue Reading “Episode 1: Let’s Get To Know Each Other”