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Hector A. Gonzalez

I’m a Puerto Rican freelance writer and film critic and a member of OFTA, PIFC, and GFCA. I got raised watching horror films like Nightmare on Elm Street, Evil Dead, Carrie, Alien, amongst others, and ever since then, I have been in love with the genre (hence David Cronenberg being one of my favorite directors, and Julia Ducournau’s Raw is my favorite film of all time).”

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Fire (Both Sides of the Blade) Review: An Incendiary Love Triangle

Claire Denis’ Fire (Both Sides of the Blade) tells a pandemic adjacent story of a love triangle and the ripples of misguided and candid love.

All the Moons (Review): A Subdued Vampiric Tale

All the Moons brings a more humanistic and delicate approach to vampirism in a story about mortality and how religion feeds on people’s fears.

Studio 666 (2022) Review: Foo Fighters vs. The Evil Dead

Studio 666 has the Foo Fighters dealing with writer’s block while fighting demonic wraiths, in this rock n’ roll horror flick. 

Hellbender (Review): “Post Punk, Witchcraft, and DIY Horror”

Hellbender (or H6LLB6ND6R) uses DIY horror aesthetics to deliver a hallucinogenic and bloody entertaining mother/daughter story revolving around witchcraft.

Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022) Review: An Unlucky Dance with Chainsaws

This Halloween 2018-esque revival of Texas Chainsaw Massacre marks the return of the face of Madness, Leatherface, with his chainsaw, malice, and pure filth. “Who will survive, and what will be left of them?”

The Sky is Everywhere (Review): Tender YA Adaptation is a Misfire

Josephine Decker adapts Jandy Nelson’s young adult novel The Sky is Everywhere with its quips and trinkets attached, for better or worse (mainly for the latter).

Introduction (Review): Young Love and Intergenerational Hinders

Introduction is an exploration of young love amidst distance and intergenerational obstructions. It isn’t Sang-soo’s most significant work, but it boasts some heft to remain engaging.