Neon Maniacs is the Dreamiest of Slashers

Despite all of this it’s criminally underdeveloped and frankly, a must see. So few 80’s slashers manage to be any good, and this one somehow stumbles into genius simply by being unfinished.

A "teenage" boy and girl lie on each other, as if caught mid make out. This is a still from the film Neon Maniacs.

Who is Eleven’s Papa? A Stranger Things Theory

There are a lot of questions to be answered in the wake of Season 1. Who is Eleven’s papa? Can Steve’s hair get any taller?

Phantom Politics

“There is no absolute ‘us’ versus ‘them’ in Metal Gear; alliances and loyalties shift within the franchise.” Katriel Paige explores political allegiance in MGS V.

Running on Broken Glass

Metal Gear Solid V sabotages its own depth by playing everything straight, by presenting real world horror alongside events that are completely ridiculous.”

Memories of Memories

George Weidman questions the universality of nostalgia-driven pop culture.

Hot Miami Injection

Cara Ellison introduces the neon-soaked ultraviolence of Hotline Miami.