What if James Bond went to Bombay in the late 1970s and wasn’t so much a secret agent as a stylist and interior designer for a particularly aesthetics-oriented villain? The plot of Shaan has very little to do with any of the Bond films that I can remember. […]
Genevieve Carlton writes about Renaissance cosmetics maker Giulia Tofana and her sideline–MURDER! “Tofana made it her mission — and her business — to help aspiring widows murder their husbands. During the Renaissance, in an era of arranged marriages that left no possibility of divorce, the only way out […]
Bust looks at four women horror owes a lot to: Daphne du Maurier, Ida Lupino, Paula Maxa and Alice Guy-Blaché.
At Crime Reads, Eleni Theodoropoulos writes about Scooby Doo, Where are You? “Fifty years ago, on September 13, 1969, Scooby Doo, Where Are You! premiered on CBS. The premise of the show was always the same: whether it was a ghost, a phantom, a ghoul, or a poltergeist, […]
At Film Freak Central, Walter Chaw writes a beautiful piece about Annihilation (2018), depression and suicide. (And Tarkovsky’s Stalker and Virginia Woolf’s The Waves and To The Lighthouse).
“Jason X is my favorite episode of Andromeda.” – Carol Borden “Honey, this is bad. This is Space Mutiny bad.” – my husband “Guys, he just wanted his machete back!” – actual dialogue from Jason X After enough sequels that you might lose count of which Friday the […]