Dachra: A Different Kind of Tunisian Revolution

By Greg Burris. Early on in the Tunisian horror film Dachra (Abdelhamid Bouchnak, 2018), we see a class of university students as they listen to their professor’s instructions for their final assignment. The students are to arrange themselves into groups and produce a filmed investigative report on a subject of […]

Scared Second – American Horror Project: Volume Two (Arrow Video)

By Rod Lott. One could find irony in the United States’ collective history of regional horror films being written by a Brit. Instead, I choose to thank him for it. Stephen Thrower literally wrote the book on the subject in 2007’s seminal Nightmare USA: The Untold Story of the Exploitation […]

Oy, Vat a Story! Fiddler: A Miracle of Miracles

By Elias Savada. At moments during filmmaker Max Lewkowicz’s lovely homage to one of the world’s greatest musicals, I was verklempt. I got choked up over Chaim Topol’s interpretation of Tevye the milkman in Norman Jewison’s film version of Fiddler on the Roof, and when Lin-Manuel Miranda breaks out into […]