Lex is an entertainment and culture critic and radio host living in Brooklyn. She is a staff writer on the /Film news desk and head of social media at Dread Central, its film studio Dread Presents, and their sister studio, Epic Pictures Group. She also contributes film criticism at Film School Rejects, The Playlist, and Paste Magazine, with more bylines at The Guardian, Vulture, Fangoria, Roger Ebert, i-D, and elsewhere.
'How to Blow Up a Pipeline' Lights a Fire Under the Eco-Thriller
A heist movie becomes a call to action.
'The Five Devils' Casts a Bewitching and Sensual Spell Over a Queer Romance
The French fantasy film will leave you spellbound.
'Tetris' Turns a Video Game Biopic Into a Nail-Biting Thriller
When the war over Tetris becomes a Cold War movie.
'Shatter Belt' is a Mind-Bending Anthology Series That Will Puzzle and Excite You
James Ward Byrkit’s follow-up to his breakout sci-fi Coherence is a heartfelt headscratcher.
'If You Were the Last' is Emotional Sci-Fi at Its Finest
In space, no one can hear you fall in love.
The Second Coming of Jena Malone
Jena Malone unpacks the “rewilding” of a Biblical myth in Consecration.
'Consecration' Worships at the Altar of Jena Malone
Jena Malone is a standout in Christopher Smith’s muddled religious horror movie.
Sharper is a Sleek and Seductive Thriller That Keeps You Guessing
Julianne Moore and Sebastian Stan burn up the screen in the neo-noir thriller that plays the long con.
Skinamarink director Kyle Edward Ball knows what haunts our nightmares
How the most terrifying viral horror movie went from festival sensation to piracy cautionary tale.
Skinamarink will keep you awake for the rest of your life
This may just be one of the best horror movies ever made.