Imagine, if you will, King’s College, Cambridge, almost one hundred years ago… Every Christmas Eve has its ritual. Those invited make their way for the appointed time, out of the darkness, where the Master waits. Montague Rhodes James, provost of King’s, scholar, antiquary, and writer of ghost stories. […]
Marya E. Gates interviews Tilda Swinton and Joanna Hogg. “Filmmaker Joanna Hogg mesmerized critics and audiences alike with her duo of semi-autobiographical films 2019’s The Souvenir and 2021’s The Souvenir Part II. In filming these raw coming-of-auteur dramas, Hogg reunited with Tilda Swinton, her childhood friend and the […]
Rummaging around for a spooky film for my Gutter submission for October, I decided upon Kohraa, (“The Fog”), a 1964 Hindi adaptation of Rebecca. Rewatching Kohraa and Hitchcock’s Rebecca (1940) back to back, I’m struck by how much more isolated the Indian protagonist is. Kohraa spends most of […]
Jordan Crucchiola shares a list of essential LGBTQ+ horror movies at the Rotten Tomatoes blog. “As long as there have been horror films, there have been queer horror films. Before homosexuality was formally legislated out of existence in Hollywood by the Production Code — commonly referred to as the […]
The Adventure Zone starts a new story–this time, it’s a Weird Western featuring demons, a ghost, the Mothman, and a hired gun. Listen here.
Carol’s piece on Mattie Do’s The Long Walk (2019) contains plot details. She doesn’t think they’d spoil the movie, but now you know. ~~~ The Long Walk (2019) is a slow-burning blend of genres. It’s a movie that requires some patience (and possibly a second viewing) as it […]