This week Guest Star Sara Century watches Secret Ceremony (1968) starring Elizabeth Taylor, Mia Farrow and Robert Mitchum. Sara Century is a horror writer, podcast host, and a critic. You can find out more at http://www.saracentury.com ~~~ Trigger warning: This movie is upsetting and deals with sexual violence, […]
At Gayly Dreadful, Jared Charles considers, “Greek Tragedy in Horror Exemplified in the Scream Franchise.” “While today’s horror can often contradict the intentions of the Greek tragedy – particularly the genre that people often refer to as torture-porn – there are many horror movies that pay homage to […]
Friend of the Gutter Aditi Sen writes about love and loss in ghost stories at Arré. “On cold nights as thick snow rests on the ground, the ghosts of a beautiful young woman and a little girl still haunt Furnivall Manor House. Soon, the sound of an organ […]
On Pop Culture Happy Hour, Linda, Stephen and Chris share what pop culture makes them cry and why.
“The Wire, he said, was essentially a Greek tragedy.” More on that and on the way the story bled into reality at Slate.
When I was about 12, my parents took me to see a stage version of Tolkien’s The Lord of the Rings performed with life-sized puppets. As Frodo was agonizing over pitching his precious ring into the fiery pit of Mount Doom, Sam, exhausted from the epic journey but […]