The Indeterminate Terror of the Neighbor in Kurosawa's 'Creepy'

The Indeterminate Terror of the Neighbor in Kurosawa's 'Creepy'

By Chadwick Jenkins

The horror of the neighbor is not what is seen but what remains hidden. 27 Feb 2017 // 1:45 AM

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// Moving Pixels

"Fire Emblem Heroes desperately and shamelessly wants to monetize our love for these characters, yet it has no idea why we came to love them in the first place.

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