Mary Beth McAndrews

Mary Beth McAndrews thinks found footage is good and will fight you if you say otherwise. When she's not writing, she's searching for Mothman with her two cats. Follow her on Twitter @mbmcandrews. (She/Her)
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2020 Was the Year of Found Footage and Creative DIY Filmmaking

By Mary Beth McAndrews 

Even a pandemic can’t stop horror filmmakers from tapping into the found footage genre to create terror in the digital world.

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The 20 Best Animated Series of 2020

By Mary Beth McAndrews 

With their fantastical escapes and beautiful worlds, these shows served as much-needed reprieves from a dark year.

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The Portrayal of OCD in ‘Black Swan’

By Mary Beth McAndrews 

Beyond its body horror and psychedelic visuals, the 2010 film tells a story of living with obsessive-compulsive disorder.

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Make the Yuletide Gay: Why We Need More Queer Christmas Movies

By Mary Beth McAndrews 

Clea DuVall’s ‘Happiest Season’ proves the want and need for LGBTQ+ Christmas stories.

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The Ending of ‘Possessor’ Explained

By Mary Beth McAndrews 

Underneath the blood and violence of Brandon Cronenberg’s sophomore feature lies a story about discovering your true identity.

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‘The Witches’ Brings Horror to a New Generation

By Mary Beth McAndrews 

Robert Zemeckis’ version of ‘The Witches’ has arrived and is ready to traumatize an all-new generation.

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The Ending of ‘The Matrix’ Explained

By Mary Beth McAndrews 

While the ending of ‘The Matrix ‘seems overwhelmingly positive, Neo is in fact stuck in a cycle of control, which continues through the next two films.

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‘Monsterland’ Covers a Vast and Desolate Landscape of Horrors

By Mary Beth McAndrews 

The anthology series does not create fear with gore or jump scares; instead, ‘Monsterland’ delivers it through existential panic.

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The Ending of ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ Explained

By Mary Beth McAndrews 

Hideaki Anno’s masterpiece ‘Neon Genesis Evangelion’ is a story of love and loss with a rather puzzling conclusion that may leave some viewers feeling cold.