REVIEW: Fear Street Part 3 – 1666 (2021)

dir. Leigh Janiak. When we last saw Deena (Kiana Madeira) she was crouched over the bones of Sarah Fier – the notorious Shadyside witch whose curse on the local community has driven countless people to become serial killers during the 300 years since her execution. Deena had been trying to reunite Sarah’s body with herContinue reading “REVIEW: Fear Street Part 3 – 1666 (2021)”

REVIEW: Fear Street Part 2 – 1978 (2021)

dir. Leigh Janiak. It’s the summer of ’78 and Camp Nightwing is in full swing, teens from the rival towns of Sunnyvale and Shadyside ramping up for their annual Color War games, whilst counsellors have sex and smoke pot. But the legend of Sarah Fier still haunts the edges of their collective consciousness, with darkContinue reading “REVIEW: Fear Street Part 2 – 1978 (2021)”

REVIEW: Fear Street Part 1 – 1994 (2021)

dir. Leigh Janiak. Horror traditions always come in cycles, reflecting and shaping cinematic tastes through different ghoulish lenses. And whilst it’s been a while since we had a slasher revival – arguably not since 1996’s Scream rebooted the sub-genre with its cine-literate smarts – there has been an ongoing resurgence in 80s-baiting material which simultaneouslyContinue reading “REVIEW: Fear Street Part 1 – 1994 (2021)”