Kayley Thomas holds a Master’s degree in Literary and Cultural Studies from Carnegie Mellon University and is a Film and Media Studies graduate student at the University of Florida, where she also teaches rhetoric and composition. Particularly interested in the sf/f and horror genres, Kayley’s academic work runs the gamut from Victorian serials and sensation novels to slasher films and slash fan fiction. She has delivered conference papers across the country on film, television, and fan culture and is currently at work on a project exploring the evolution of TV previouslies. You can observe her attempts to disguise her fangirl flailings as serious investigative inquiries over at http://kayleythomas.blogspot.com/
Monday, March 1 2010
Watching Pandorum feels a lot like playing a first-person shooter; the effect is initially quite compelling. Unfortunately, the film amounts in the end to little more than a RPG dungeon crawl.
Sunday, January 31 2010
This film offers a uniquely uncanny look at one of our oldest and most persistent fears: the invasion of our homes.
Sunday, December 13 2009
Terminator Salvation:The future begins? The future might have been better left a looming threat.