At BFM, Kimberly Nichele Brown consider Octavia Spencer’s role in Tate Taylor’s Ma (2019). “Ma offers viewers a new archetype of black womanhood–the black female suburbanite. Unlike earlier representations of middle-class black women that can be readily subsumed under the archetype of the ‘black lady,’ instead of respectability […]
In Search of… the classic–I’d even say paradigmatic–paranormal reality show, ran from 1977 to 1982. The show grew out of an earlier series of specials narrated by Rod Serling; Serling died while the weekly series was still in development, and so Leonard Njmoy, everyone’s favorite rationalist from another […]
You have 17 days to watch Graham Linehan and Diet of Worms’ The Walshes online. (Read more about The Walshes here and here).
Japan Review interviews Natsuo Kirino, an author best known for her dark crime novels: “I don’t think I exclusively tell stories of women criminals. However, being a woman in this society is mainly an anonymous existence. I don’t think the fact that the environment is such that women […]
Read it now–a 22 page, Dark Horse authorized preview of Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson’s gritty, animal comic, Beasts of Burden.
So, Richard Kelly has a new movie coming out. Entitled The Box, it’s based on a Twilight Zone episode written by Richard Matheson, which is in turn based on a short story, also written by Richard Matheson. And I’m pretty sure there’s an entire article in Matheson’s impact […]