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We Conclude Our Four-Part Purge With The Surprising 'The First Purge'

Four movies into a horror series, things are usually pretty bleak. But in finally turning its attention to marginalized folk and their plight, 'The First Purge' comes away with a lot say.
Patrick Klepek
11.28.18
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We Try to Survive the Centrist Apocalypse Called 'The Purge: Election Year'

Boy, this series sure took a weird turn?
Patrick Klepek
11.15.18
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Our Purge Rewatch Continues With the Punisher-esque 'The Purge: Anarchy'

The slightly less white sequel to the surprisingly political genre thriller also happens to star Michael K. Williams, and it's amazing.
Patrick Klepek
10.26.18
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‘The Haunting of Hill House’ Works Because of its Characters

In drawing realistic, layered characters, Netflix's horror-drama succeeds where the genre sometimes falls flat.
Danielle Riendeau
10.18.18
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The Unexpected Realness of 'Haunting of Hill House,' a Drama With Ghosts

We talk about Instagram harassment, 'Looper,' and 'The Haunting of Hill House' on Waypoints.
Danielle Riendeau
10.17.18
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'Hereditary' is a Very Scary Movie About Not Believing Women

Yeah, it's about death and trauma and possession, but it's also very much about men not listening to women when something is up.
Danielle Riendeau
6.19.18
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Nothing Soothes a Sick Body Like Indulging in Horror Games

Horror games just feel better when you don't.
Danielle Riendeau
4.5.18
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'Paratopic' Turned My Nightmares into a PS1-Era Horror Game

'Paratopic' is an indie horror game that looks like it came out on a corrupted (or maybe possessed) Playstation 1.
Danielle Riendeau
4.5.18
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How a Horror Game About Death Expanded Its Audience By Letting Them Live

For some players, 'Outlast 2' was too frustrating to be fun, and so the developers spent nearly a year trying to fix it for them.
Patrick Klepek
3.27.18
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So, What Happened to 'Routine,' That Promising Space Horror Game From 2013?

I want to start checking in on games that disappeared from the world, so we might as well start with one I can't forget.
Patrick Klepek
2.2.18
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'Yume Nikki' is an Intensely Freaky, Mysterious Horror Game

Yume Nikki is a game that’s about wandering around spaces and seeing what’s there to see. And it’s a nightmare, through and through.
Cameron Kunzelman
1.17.18
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A Horror Game That Rejects The Usual Zombie Tropes

'These Four Walls Called Reality' is a rare game set in an apocalypse that rejects the idea that the social world was hunky-dory before.
Cameron Kunzelman
1.5.18
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