Octavia Spencer as Sue Ann in a still from Ma, released in Hong Kong this week, which its director Tate Taylor calls a “cautionary tale” about social interaction and responsibility.

Elevated horror: how films like Midsommar, The Lighthouse and Doctor Sleep are bringing new thrills to the genre

  • Offering more than simple scares and overused tropes, highly original ‘elevated horror’ films have been among the best of the last few years
  • The films often give the opportunity to cover wider themes and are an enticing alternative in a mainstream culture dominated by superhero movies
Topic |   American films

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Octavia Spencer as Sue Ann in a still from Ma, released in Hong Kong this week, which its director Tate Taylor calls a “cautionary tale” about social interaction and responsibility.
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