Tag: 1990s

Greek Tragedy and the Scream Franchise

At Gayly Dreadful, Jared Charles considers, “Greek Tragedy in Horror Exemplified in the Scream Franchise.” “While today’s horror can often contradict the intentions of the Greek tragedy – particularly the genre that people often refer to as torture-porn – there are many horror movies that pay homage to […]

“Jean Arthur, The Nonconformist”

At Criterion, Kim Morgan writes about Jean Arthur. “Arthur plays drunk to perfection [in Mr. Smith Goes To Washington]. The entire scene is brilliantly executed, performed with flawless comic timing, by both actors. She’s got to be comical while not being so ridiculous that the moment is simply […]

The Feminine Critique: Strange Days

Our friends at the Feminine Critique watch Strange Days! “Fluff up that wig and jack yourself in! Christine and Emily are diving deep into Kathryn Bigelow’s 1995 sci-fi punk (and incredibly hard to find in 2020) murder mystery Strange Days. As usual, thar be spoilers! Also, a batch […]