Thursday, September 13 2012
Body Politic: Rihanna’s Interview with Oprah, Kristen Stewart’s Fall from Grace and the Hook Up Cult
This week Flashpoints looks at the female body politic that is reflected in the hall of mirrors of pop culture. Our gaze is cast on what we think we see of Rihanna, Kristen Stewart, and the Fifty Shades of Gray phenomenon.
Tuesday, August 7 2012
Why the girls of Twilight and Fifty Shades of Grey can’t stand up to 19th century romantic heroines...
Monday, March 12 2012
Bruce LaBruce's pornographic zombie films are politically and artistically engaged in ways in which too few contemporary horror narratives are.
Friday, August 12 2011
Jean Cocteau’s Beauty and the Beast remains a bizarre, eerie and unusual film, filled with dark characters, troubling themes and some truly awe-inspiring visuals.
Monday, February 21 2011
Let Me In, the inevitable American remake of the 2008 Swedish vampire arthouse hit Let the Right One In, more than holds its own against the nearly perfect original.
Wednesday, December 22 2010
Wednesday, September 15 2010
Emily Haines' journey with her band Metric has taken her everywhere from on stage with Lou Reed in Sydney, Australia to writing songs for teenage vampires in Hollywood. But all roads continue to lead back to her Toronto home.
Monday, June 14 2010
Vampire stories may have been around for centuries, but it’s undeniable that they’ve never been quite this popular.
Wednesday, May 26 2010
No cliffhangers or big surprises in the season finale
Tuesday, May 25 2010
The leader of Nachtmystium and Twilight finds himself at a creative peak with the release of two major new albums that give the finger to genre purists.