Matt Donato is a Rotten Tomatoes approved film critic who stays up too late typing words for such outlets as What To Watch, Bloody Disgusting, Fangoria, Shudder, Ebert Voices, and countless other publications. He is a member of the Hollywood Critics Association and co-hosts a weekly livestream with Perri Nemiroff called the Merri Hour. You probably shouldn't feed him after midnight, just to be safe.
Shane Dax Taylor’s 'Masquerade' marquees itself on the star power of Bella Thorne, which ends up being a cataclysmic fizzle.
David Lowery’s ‘The Green Knight’ pits Dev Patel against an immortal warrior who issues a simple challenge that leads to the journey of a lifetime.
The Boy Behind the Door marks two feature releases in 2021 for directors David Charbonier and Justin Powell—a duo of steady horror watches fronted by stellar adolescent performances.
It’s sometimes difficult to peg 'Kandisha' as another Alexandre Bustillo and Julien Maury joint, but then that unavoidable gruesomeness splashes the screen.
Does Adam Robitel’s 'Escape Room: Tournament Of Champions/ crack the code once again and deliver perilous punishment that took this critic by surprise? The short answer is no.
Martin Wilson’s 'Great White' is never all that great—just another shark attack as a survival horror story.
As far as sticking the landing goes? 'A Classic Horror Story' isn't even as graceful as the gymnast in Final Destination 5—spoiler alert, it ain’t pretty.
Blood Red Sky is a transatlantic terror that blends action, excitement, and unexpected sweetness into what sounds like any Saturday night SYFY headliner.
Here's an exclusive look at Onur Tukel's 'Scenes from an Empty Church' and its take on keeping the faith during a pandemic.
From 'PG: Psycho Goreman' to 'The Queen Of Black Magic,' we've got the 2021 horror movies we hope you didn't miss.
The Forever Purge is always about sending a warning to those who fantasize about the capital seige going differently.
Magnet Releasing will open 'First Date' everywhere on July 2nd, 2021, so you can experience young love and unavoidable chaos as your own indoor summer date activity.
If you’re into the twisted playfulness of 'Vicious Fun,' you’ll holler and howl as the 80s fight back with a vengeance.
'My Heart Can't Beat Unless You Tell It To' isn't going to help defensive assurances whenever I tell colleagues there's plenty of room in my collection for slower, quieter volumes of horror cinema.
Terence Krey’s An Unquiet Grave is as streamlined a satanic ritual as any horror fan could ask for both narratively and based on production aesthetic.
There’s no world where 'Ultrasound' is for everyone outside “Planet Elevated Horror,” but even then, it’s scant on frights outside social anxieties.
Josh Ruben's 'Werewolves Within' is a frigid interpretation of Ubisoft's game about deception, survival, and convincing others you're not a werewolf.
Credit We Need To Do Something as one of those impossible to write about yet exciting festival discoveries that are so easy to spoil—so we remain vague.
F9 worships at the altar of “family” beyond retcons, resurrections, and more schmaltzy Toretto flashbacks than a Hallmark reboot of the speedster episodic could muster.
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