Tag: hauntings

“Parasite as a Horror Film”

At Horror Home Room, Alishya Almeida writes about class, horror and “the abject” in Bong Joon-ho’s Parasite (2019). “In a cosmos ruled by capitalism, the ways in which wealth and labor interact become a matter of haunting. Bong’s path of storytelling highlights the unequal and unjust experiences that […]

NY Mag on Shirley Jackson

New York Magazine has a piece on novelist and essayist Shirley Jackson life as author, mother and homemaker: “In June 1948, Shirley Jackson’s story “The Lottery” — a dark fable about a ritual stoning conducted in an apparently ordinary village — roiled the readers of The New Yorker, generating more mail than […]

Vanguard 2016 Line Up

Here’s the line-up for the 2016 Vanguard program at the Toronto International Film Festival: Message from the King; Nelly; Colossal; Interchange; I Am The Pretty Thing That Lives In The House; Godspeed; My Entire High School Sinking Into The Sea; Buster’s Mal Heart; Without Name; Prevenge; The Bad […]

Midnight Madness 2016 Line-up

The line-up for this year’s Midnight Madness program at the Toronto International Film Festival has been announced: Ben Wheatley’s Free Fire; Iko Uwais and Julie Estelle return in Timo Tjahjanto and Kimo Stamboel’s Headshot; Morgan Spurlock’s Rats; Paul Schrader’s Dog Eat Dog, starring Nicolas Cage and Willem Dafoe; Adam […]