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Tamil Horror Films: Madness, Modernity and of Course, Misogyny
While Hollywood horror thrives on the anxieties over the persistence of evil, emanating from a malevolent source, Tamil horror films deal with the prevalence of social injustice. [31.Oct.14]
Halloween: The 10 Sexiest Horror Films
By Karen D’souza and Jim Harrington
Raunchiness, raging hormones and more: let's all have a hot Halloween, shall we? [31.Oct.14]
'Y Tu Mama Tambien' Hides Serious Themes Behind Comedic Fluff
Alfonso Cuarón's highly sexualized film is deceptively serious, hiding weighty themes behind comic banter and, yes, plenty of sex. [31.Oct.14]
Ten Years Later, the Original 'Saw' Still Satisfies
The first Saw is really a whodunit. The next six are all about the "why". [30.Oct.14]
Reviews
Alfonso Cuarón's highly sexualized film is deceptively serious, hiding weighty themes behind comic banter and, yes, plenty of sex. [30.Oct.14]
By Amanda Gilroy
Showrunners misses the opportunity to explore why creating fictional worlds continues to be gendered as masculine in our cultural imagination. [30.Oct.14]
Brian and the Boz allows viewers to understand the contexts of star Sooner Brian Bosworth's life, including how the NCAA treats its players. [30.Oct.14]
This is the release Nightbreed fans have been waiting for. [29.Oct.14]
By compressing its revolutionary struggle into such a tightly compressed and void-encircled space, Bong Joon-Ho’s evocative post-apocalyptic actioner becomes furiously kinetic but metaphorically overburdened. [28.Oct.14]
DVD Reviews
Alfonso Cuarón's highly sexualized film is deceptively serious, hiding weighty themes behind comic banter and, yes, plenty of sex. [30.Oct.14]
This is the release Nightbreed fans have been waiting for. [29.Oct.14]
Mixed Media
News
Features
Love the Apes or hate them, you should see what they almost threw at us! [26.Oct.14]
By Matt Bauer
He's almost single-handedly invented the Blaxploitation film genre, but as his recent collaboration with Heliocentrics proves, Melvin Van Peebles is so much more than simply a filmmaker in command of his craft. [14.Oct.14]
Columns
Subaltern Talkies
While Hollywood horror thrives on the anxieties over the persistence of evil, emanating from a malevolent source, Tamil horror films deal with the prevalence of social injustice. [30.Oct.14]
Simulacra Beat
Haunted houses. Extreme haunts. Big scares. Big money. Maybe even big health benefits (when used with caution, of course). Step inside, if you dare. [30.Oct.14]
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