Friend of the Gutter Sara Century looks at the Amityville franchise at Manor Vellum. “The Amityville Horror may not be especially unique at its root when viewed through the eyes of modern audiences. After all, today’s genre fans have seen similar stories in countless films, including, but not […]
Abigail Nussbaum considers WandaVision at Asking The Wrong Questions with, “America’s Sweetheart: Thoughts on WandaVision.” Emily Van Der Werff shares her thoughts at Vox with, “WandaVision’s disappointing finale and the problem with demanding ‘justice’ in fiction.” And at the LA Times Review of Books, Aaron Bady ponders, “The […]
[Content warning: suicide.] While flipping through the new options on an Indian streaming service I subscribe to*, I discovered Shakeela, a film that actually managed to release in cinemas in December 2020. Almost all of the Indian films that I heard discussed with any vigor in 2020 were […]
Anne Billson writes about disaster movies for Perspective. “You can’t say we weren’t warned. Our elected representatives might have been more aware of the speed at which a deadly virus can spread around the world if only they had paid more attention to films like Contagion, in which […]
At Film School Rejects, Sheryl Oh looks at the career–so far–of actor Carey Mulligan in both film and television–from Pride and Prejudice and Doctor Who to Wall Street: Money Never Sleeps, Drive and Mudbound.
Angelica Jade Bastién writes about Cary Grant at Criterion.com. “The body never lies. Instead, it keeps score, with our very gestures and walk and physical eccentricities speaking to the traumas and desires we’d like to keep hidden. But there are some people so aware of this truth, and […]