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Jonathan Glazer’s ‘The Zone of Interest’: Understanding evil and representing suffering

The choice by Glazer to make a Holocaust film about the family of one its most infamous orchestrators, rather than its victims, is as much a recognition of his inability to engage with the realities of Auschwitz as the Höss’ escape into their garden and playground pool. “The Zone of Interest” offers itself as a parable of the faults that plague us — a film as much about today as 1943.


The 10 best modern horror movies

Modern horror may have the highest ceiling of any genre, bringing an even greater level of entertainment than its classic predecessors. Here's a list of the top 10 greatest modern horror films. 

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The 10 best classic horror movies

Whatever the reason, horror movies have established themselves as a central part of cinema and pop culture. So in honor of Halloween, we're ranking the top 10 greatest horror classics of all time.