[Fantastic Fest] SWEETHEART Review: A Lean, Character-Driven Creature Feature

By: Paul Farrell

Sweetheart

The water is clear and blue in the bright sunlight, the sandy floor unobscured. There’s something serene about the crystal clear sea, something calming about the lapping waves as they make their way toward the sandy shore. In the wake of the beaming sun, the beauty of the ocean’s vastness and what it holds just beneath the surface is utterly breathtaking, offering a staggering sense of unfathomable possibility — one that can feel as impressive in the light as it does imposing in the dark.

That’s when a girl washes ashore.

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Dead Ringers Episode 32: CURSE OF THE DEMON + DRAG ME TO HELL

Nolan is joined by Paul Farrell and Philip Yount — as well as special guest Trace Thurman from the Horror Queers podcast — to discuss Jacques Tourneur’s Curse Of The Demon (1957) and Sam Raimi’s Drag Me To Hell (2009). The crew share their thoughts on recent horror releases, new discoveries, and rewatches before a vindictive curse comes to pass and drags them all to hell, kicking and screaming.

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