Giallology: On Death Walks On High Heels

“I can’t help it. It’s a vice.”

A woman with her eyes heavily rounded in eyeliner, her gaze dark, as a knife sticks out of focus in front of her vision. THis is a still from the film Death Walks in High Heels

Documentary Sunday – Beware the Slenderman

Megan Condis explores the chilling world of memes and Beware the Slenderman.

No Accounting for Taste – The Right Wing Batman

In Christopher Nolan’s Dark Knight Rising, progressive politics gets dressed up in the costume of a terrorist super villain.

The Unspoken Glory of Tardiness

Coming to things late lets you take it at a pace all your own, a pace dictated by nothing more than how you feel on that day or in that week.

a dark haired Japanese man leans up against a car, a large rock formation cutting like a ribbon across the sky in the background. This is a still from the game Final Fantasy XV.

mother! is bullshit

I say this because I understood Darren Aronofsky’s mother! and it was bullshit.

Jennifer Lawrence, long blonde hair hanging around her face, stares directly to camera in this still from mother!

2017’s It Isn’t Scary, It’s Frightening

It’s strangest quality as a film is that it’s a horror movie that is simply not very scary. While the line between scary and not is porous, subjective, and obtuse, it’s up to a movie to either define its terms or define itself in relation to existing ones.

Red lips in a white face with a ruffle behind, a red balloon partially consider the face. This is a still of Pennywise from It.