Now screening at Arrow Video FrightFest 2018, François Simard, Yoann-Karl Whissell and Anouk Whissell of Summer of 84 discuss with PopMatters something far more scary than the suburbs: the audience.
C.D. Rose's novel is as striking for its achievements as it is for its failures, but ultimately the whole exercise feels rather inessential.
Like Pynchon, Beauman wrings paranoia and gags from a dark confluence of American state and corporate power, yet unlike Pynchon, Beauman only seems interested in mining the material for superficial laughs.
Víctor del Árbol's A Million Drops is a mystery-thriller in the best tradition of the genre, one which offers an intricately-researched historical tale while also trying to say something appreciably profound about human nature.
There's something about The Reincarnation of Peter Proud that keeps it lodged in the memory like a nasty splinter.
Kino Lorber's 4k restoration of King Hu's work brings the undeniable accolades "spellbinding" and "enchanted" to the fore.
When anyone looks in the mirror, Le Courbeau's Vorzet suggests, they see a devil accompanied by an angel. See the premiere of a new 4K restoration with an all-new translation of Le Corbeau at Film Forum NYC 20 April through 1 May.
There's a lot packed into a short 350 pages here, so leave your preconceptions of what "mystery" means behind and enjoy.