Not Vanilla: Is the hype train harmful or helpful?
It’s hard to avoid hype. I’ve often been frustrated by movie hype, because I get scared that when I finally see the movie I’ll be let down.
‘Emma’ takes a novel viewpoint on a timeless story
What sets the 2020 adaptation of “Emma” (“Emma.” with a period at the end) apart from the others is the changes it allows itself. While “Emma.” is not an unfaithful adaptation, it does take calculated liberties.
‘Birds of Prey’ is Missing the Most Important Bird in their Flock
If you hadn’t guessed already, Harley Quinn has nothing to do with the birds. In fact, the most important bird — Barbara Gordon, also known as Oracle — is missing in this movie’s flock.
Horror and the Oscars: What are the Oscars scared of?
There are amazing developments and stories being incorporated into horror, and that should be recognized by the Oscars to protect its integrity.
‘The Lighthouse’ will make you question your sanity
Because of their strong performances, the personality clashes between Pattinson and Dafoe provide the film with some of its best scenes.
40 years later, ‘The Shining’ remains a paradigm of horror
The amalgamation of sound effects, long shots, masterclass framing, disturbing imagery, and the slow build of suspense creates a perfect horror movie.