The Thing

Cinema Qua Non - Indispensable DVDs: Part 1 | 12 Oct 2008 // 5:00 PM

Day One - A trip back to the classic days of studio system Hollywood, complete with great musicals, amazing adventure yarns, and a couple of post-modern freak outs, just to keep things controversial and lively.


'The Thing': Some Serious Gender Anxieties | 13 Oct 2011 // 11:55 PM

For a few minutes, Mathijs van Heijningen Jr. 's movie seems to be thinking through its legacy, not only in its premise (the Norwegian station noted in John Carpenter's film), but also in its thematic tensions.


The Top 10 Alien Invasion Movies of All Time | 17 Mar 2011 // 12:00 AM

The ten best examples of the alien overthrow Hollywood has ever attempted...

Watch the Skies!: Top 10 Alien Invasion Films | 11 Nov 2010 // 2:00 AM

Ten examples of evil cosmic conquerors and their eventual mash-up with mankind.


'Nightmare on Elm Street' just the latest in a long line of horror remakes | 30 Apr 2010 // 7:02 AM

The only things Hollywood likes as much as sequels are remakes — and no genre is better suited to constant reincarnation than the horror film. Hey,

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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