Ghoul (2018) is as bleak as might be expected for a series that starts with the line, “Strike a deal with your blood and out of the smokeless fire the ghul will come.” It’s a three episode miniseries that addresses fascism, state terror, and individual guilt in a […]
Some say that the Tick was a mascot created for the New England Comics stores of Boston, MA, that this mascot leaped from newsletters to a monthly comic and then to an animated television series, followed by a live action television series and, most recently, to another live […]
At the Guardian, Sarah Churchwell writes about fiction and fascism. “These parallels between fictional pasts and our political present may seem eerie: they aren’t. There is nothing surprising about people trying to replicate the oldest models of power.”
At the Atlantic, Sophie Gilbert has a piece on Dr. Seuss’ anti-Fascist cartoons and their complicated legacy.
Some interesting thoughts on South Korean cinema with “A Dish Best Served Bloody: Revenge In South Korean Cinema” and this Cannes program piece on Arirang (1926) and the history of Korean film.