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Raw Directed by Julia Ducournau Opens March 10 A credible candidate for the midnight-movie canon, the French film Raw, the stylish feature debut by 33-year-old writer-director Julia Ducournau, makes liberal use of Grand Guignol gore to tell a relatively modest (if twisted) story of female adolescence. The film, which opens with a mysterious car crash, soon retreats to the more mundane horror of finding something in your food: The 16-year-old Justine (Garance Marillier) sits down with her...
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Four Wombs: XX

XX Directed by Jovanka Vuckovic, Annie Clark, Roxanne Benjamin, Karyn Kusama, Sofia Carrillo Opens February 17 Though the anthology film has stretched across different genres, horror’s in the running for most creative in terms of framing devices: V/H/S sees a narrative in which people actually unearth the found footage they show off; Tales From The Darkside features a kid stalling time by feeding stories to hungry witch Debbie Harry; Twilight Zone: The Movie, the only time we’ve...
Fear Itself Directed by Charlie Lyne January 7, 5:30pm at the Museum of the Moving Image As any David Lynch fan knows, there’s a fine line between high school dreaminess and shrieking grindcore terror. It’s probably safe to say that Brit wunderkind filmmaking film critic Charlie Lyne is a David Lynch fan. His first feature-length essay film, Beyond Clueless (2014), slotted Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me alongside other archetypal teen films in a knowing, voracious survey...
The Eyes of My Mother Directed by Nicolas Pesce Opens December 2 First, the good news: debut writer-director Nicolas Pesce’s The Eyes of My Mother is a damn purty horror movie, lensed by DP Zach Kuperstein in rich, dynamically contrasted black-and-white that lends the film a surfeit of dread-inducing American gothic “atmosphere.” Granted, with its arty compositions and ponderous pace Eyes also recalls Richard Marx’s unintentionally hilarious “Hazard” music video more than, say, The Night of the...

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