Night 12 of 13 Nights of Halloween

Do you like scary movies?

It’s time to “be afraid, be very afraid” as SpoilerFreeReviews is dropping 13 spooky movies for fans to enjoy this PSL season. We will be posting our most frightful Halloween favorites over the next 13 spooky nights. So come join us around the fire as we tell our 13 creepy Halloween favorites. 🎃 

UNDER THE SHADOW is a hidden horror gem, perfect for a new and different Halloween thrill. 

Set in Tehran during the Iran-Iraq War, the backdrop of this film is arguably its most gripping aspect. Director Babak Anvari weaves the rich culture and folklore with elements of horror to tell a terrifying yet beautiful story. 

I appreciate those horror films that don’t end when the credits roll. I believe a successful horror movie leaves you thinking, peeling over the events of film over and over again. 

UNDER THE SHADOW accomplishes just that. Every scene, every moment, every shot oozes symbolism, and there is so much detail to pour over. 

This, alongside the film’s timely message, make it a phenomenal watch. Similar to stunning films like HIS HOUSE and PAN’S LABYRINTH, UNDER THE SHADOW leaves you questioning – are humans the true monsters? 

UNDER THE SHADOW is available to experience on Netflix.

Tavish Mohanti

Tavish Mohanti is a student at UCLA passionate about food, film, and journalism who hopes to one day write comedy like Taika Waititi. His mutts are the loves of my life.

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