Category: film

The Neon Demon: Pretty But Vacant

It’s not often that you get a movie that is both “too much” and “not enough” at the same time. The new film from Nicolas Winding Refn (Drive) “The Neon Demon” is that. As...

The Lobster

The new film The Lobster opens next week. It’s a quirky love story in a dystopian world where coupledom is strictly enforced, and there are major consequences for not falling into a steady partnership....

Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

    True confession time: I read a lot of Jane Austen in graduate school. This means having not only read Austen’s first-written, last-published horror-ish novel Northanger Abbey, but also The Mysteries of Udolpho,...

On Florence King and “Carol”

The recent passing of conservative writer and humorist Florence King has gotten a lot of press, and I can only find it fittingly ironic that King has passed while the move “Carol” is still...