Wednesday, May 5 2010
We round out our summer preview with the August releases, a rather dim bunch unfortunately. Will Edgar Wright save us from summer movie hell with the new Michael Cera vehicle?
Monday, January 24 2011
The great horror filmmakers are ironists. Despite his past work, Roth skips the irony and produces an exorcism drama built on religious fanaticism and moral panic.
Friday, August 27 2010
Yet another Blair Witch wannabe, The Last Exorcism sets up a relationship between on-screen speakers and "you," addressed as such.
Thursday, August 26 2010
The end is what finally keeps this from being a Paranormal Activity: instead of launching the horror into our world, The Last Exorcism signals to us that this is horror movie horror, and thus compartmentalized, ‘safe.’
Friday, August 20 2010
As with most of the nu-media, the message is abundantly clear - it's time to take the cultural conversation away from those invested in its outcome and give it back to those who actually live it, day to day, dollar to dollar.