A splatter film is a subgenre of horror film that deliberately focuses on graphic portrayals of gore and graphic violence. These films, usually through the use of special effects, display a fascination with the vulnerability of the human body and the theatricality of its mutilation. The term “splatter cinema” was coined by George A. Romero to describe his film Dawn of the Dead, though Dawn of the Dead is generally considered by critics to have higher aspirations, such as social commentary, than to be simply exploitative for its own sake.
Malevolent (2018) Review
A decent film with a good lead performance by Pugh Malevolent (2018): 6 out of 10: Brother and sister (Ben Lloyd-Hughes, Florence Pugh) lead a […]