Contributing since December, 2018
About Chase Hutchinson
Chase Hutchinson is a longtime editor and writer with more than a decade of experience in journalism. His work has appeared in a variety of publications including IGN, i-D, The Stranger, The Playlist, The Inlander, The Seattle Times, and The Boston Globe. With a deep foundation of knowledge on everything from blockbuster fare to arthouse film, he is never not looking for the next exciting cinematic vision to explore. He is an expert in everything from horror franchises like Saw and Scream to big sci-fi like Star Wars as well as smaller scale genre stories like The Beast. He has covered several film festivals for Collider including the Toronto International Film Festival, the Sundance Film Festival, the Fantasia Film Festival, and the Venice Film Festival. He is also a member of the Seattle Film Critics Society. You can find him on Twitter and Bluesky at @EclecticHutch.
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Have a holly, jolly, spooky Christmas.
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