Gaia (2021)

Gaia is a absolute beautiful and terrifying movie set deep in a South African forest. Gorgeous imagery is mixed with an uncertain and dangerous situation. Our injured protagonist is aided by a pair of survivalists living an isolated life devoted to nature, but can she trust them?

Gaia movie poster

Resurrection (2022)

I can’t say enough good things about Resurrection. It’s a story about control and abuse. I went into it cold and so will you. It is art.

Resurrection movie poster

Smile (2022)

Smile is easy to compare to other movies. It is reminiscent of Japanese horror films like Ringu (1998) and Ju-on: The Grudge (2002). It’s like It Follows (2014) with an improved premise. This is not to say it’s derivative. Smile is good on its own merits and worth seeing.

Smile movie poster

The Visit (2015)

This is a horror movie from the director, checks notes, M. Night Shyamalan. It doesn’t feel like a Shyamalan movie, to which I credit Blumhouse. A found footage movie from the perspective of two teenagers, it’s a story about a week long visit to their grandparents, who they have never met. Things get weird.

The Visit movie poster