“Parasite, the first foreign language film to win the Academy Award for best picture, and the first to be condemned in public by a U.S. president, is a story of poverty and inequality. The movie, which is also the first Korean movie to win an Oscar, is centered […]
At Crime Reads, Tara Moss writes about Philip Marlowe, fashion and her own crime fiction. “Marlowe (and his creator) notice the clothes, the hairstyle, the gloves and what they signal about the person wearing them. This is no mere description, not simply the delightful painting of an aesthetic […]
The Center for the Study of the Public Domain lists some of the works of art that just entered the public domain today! “A culture is a continuing conversation between present and past. On Public Domain Day, we all have a ‘green light,’ in keeping with the Gatsby […]
‘Tis always the season for puppets, if you ask me, but Gremlins is officially holiday seasonal. I watched it again for the first time in many years and there were a lot of things I had forgotten, including the scene where Gizmo stunt drives a Barbie Dream Car […]
Friend of the Gutter Sara Century talks about Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) with Zoe Tunnel at Comic Book Herald! Read it for Etta Candy!
Dani Bethea ponders Jacob’s Ladder (1990) and its legacy. “While thinking about this film, the horror imagery is usually what’s remembered the most and that’s fair because it was wickedly designed and executed throughout. Constant rewatches of the film however, make the visceral uncanny valley nature of it […]