Lex Briscuso

Lex Briscuso is an entertainment and culture writer, critic, and radio host living in Brooklyn. In addition to writing news and criticism for /Film, she is the head of social media at Dread Central, Dread Presents, and Epic Pictures Group, and contributes criticism at Paste Magazine. You can find her bylines at The Guardian, Fangoria, Vulture, Roger Ebert, EUPHORIA., Dread Central, and Shudder's The Bite, and her horror and genre radio show, YOUR NICHE IS DEAD, is live Mondays at 5pm ET on independent internet station KPISSFM.
Banshees Of Inisherin

‘The Banshees of Inisherin’ Is Martin McDonagh At His Most Tender

By Lex Briscuso 

The Irish playwright’s fourth feature gets to the heart of friendship and loneliness in his most relatable film yet.

Dont Worry Darling Florence Pugh Harry Styles

‘Don’t Worry Darling’ is A Cautionary Tale of America’s Fascist Backslide

By Lex Briscuso 

Olivia Wilde’s second feature showcases the intriguing performances of Florence Pugh and Harry Styles as an idyllic couple whose bond is shaken by the truth of their all-too-perfect existence.

The Whale Brendan Fraser

‘The Whale’ Gets to the Shameful Heart of the Emotional Eating Experience

By Lex Briscuso 

The filmmaker’s newest feature since ‘mother!’ will ring true for many BED sufferers and plus-sized people despite his decision to put Brendan Fraser in a fat suit.

Taylor Russell and Timothée Chalamet in Bones and All

‘Bones & All’ Might Disgust Some, But It’s a Great Love Story

By Lex Briscuso 

Luca Guadagnino’s tenth feature challenges its audience with flawed leads and visceral imagery. And it works.

Tar Review Venice

‘Tár’ Reminds Us That Cate Blanchett is a Generational Talent

By Lex Briscuso 

Is there anything Cate Blanchett can’t do? Just wondering.