At the New Yorker, Christine Smallwood looks at Dorothy B. Hughes’ “forgotten Noir,” The Expendable Man (1963). “The creation of difference itself was her subject. Her books were widely praised for their atmospheres of fear and suspense, and criticized when they reached, as the New York Times said […]
South China Morning Post has a previously unpublished interview with Brigitte Lin, Queen of 1990s Wuxia, on the set of Bride with White Hair (1993). “Fantasy martial arts films were popular in the early 1990s, and Brigitte Lin Ching-hsia was the undisputed queen of the genre, sometimes working […]
As SyFy Wire, Kristy Puchko shares the 10 Best Horror Movies of 2019 and you can tell it’s a legit list because it includes Tigers Are Not Afraid and One Cut Of The Dead.
Alex Pappademas writes about “The Decade Comic Book Nerds became Our Cultural Overlords”: “The reason all this should worry you, even if you have zero investment in superhero movies or their relative position vis-a-vis film culture as a whole, is that the response to Scorsese is a populist […]
Open Culture has some of Lovecraft’s illustrations of his hideous creations. View them at risk to your sanity here.
At Polygon, Eirik Gumeny writes about Red Dead Redemption 2 and life with a terminal illness. “I actually learned to avoid characters I might relate to when I was growing up with cystic fibrosis, as they never seemed to exist as people. They were instead used as props, […]