150 Words About: WE ARE WHAT WE ARE (2013)

Jim Mickle’s (Mulberry Street, Stakeland) remake of the Spanish film Somos Lo Que Hay earned the top spot on my favorites list the year it was released, and next to The Witch it might be my favorite American horror film since The Mist.  This one’s as much Southern Gothic as it is horror; it’s gory when it needs to be, but not like you’d expect for a film about a family of holy-rollin’ cannibals (its tone is more Frailty than Texas Chain Saw Massacre).  A somber mood is established from the first frame, thanks…

Women in Horror Month, Part Four

WOMEN IN HORROR MONTH’S FINAL INSTALLMENT LOOKS FORWARD TO THE FUTURE AT GALLOWS HILL MAGAZINE-UPCOMING REVIEWS OF BOOKS BY MICHELLE GARZA & MELISSA LASON, THERESA BRAUN, AND MARY M. SCHMIDT! Brian James Lewis Howdy friends! This column is running a bit on the late side this week due to events beyond my control. No dog ate my homework and I didn’t miss the school bus, but the shit certainly did hit the fan.         Man oh man! Long story short- the timing chain in my truck’s engine decided that 195 thousand…