While I would in no way consider myself to be a filmmaker in the respect of attempting to get into it as a profession, over the past few years I … Continue Reading What We Talk About When We Talk About Cinema
F.W. Murnau’s Nosferatu, one of the greatest films — horror or otherwise — ever made, celebrates its centennial today. So much has been written about it already — some true, … Continue Reading 100 Years of Nosferatu
Is it the end of this blog? Is the podcast over? In a way, yes. But not really. It’s the death and resurrection of Mondo Vulgare, and you can read about it here.
The notion of an “unfilmable” book has existed ever since screenplays have been adapted from literature. For a time, a book could garner this reputation simply because of the limitations … Continue Reading A Literary High: Cronenberg’s Unfilmable Authors Trilogy
Pretty much everyone agrees that there are very few pairings on this earth better than horror movies and pizza, but how many can honestly say that their very introduction to … Continue Reading I Was a Child-Age Werewolf: A Memoir
Ah, October. For an avowed horror hound, it’s the High Holy Month, although I’m honestly not quite sure how much it really distinguishes itself from the rest of the year … Continue Reading Looking for Horror Recommendations? Here’s the Horror I Love
For those of you who aren’t aware, October 9th is a very special day. A sacred day, even. For you see, it is the birthday of my best friend (tied … Continue Reading The 4th Annual Scare Crow Film Festival!
I don’t know if this is a controversial position — or, ugh, a “hot take,” one of the worst things about the internet at the moment — but it has … Continue Reading An Open Letter to the Horror Community — And All Other Fandoms, For That Matter
The term “cult movie” has probably never been as widely used as it is now, yet doing something as simple as googling the term “cult movies” will yield such an … Continue Reading So Just What Exactly Is a Cult Movie Anyway?
Imagine, for a moment, a person who eats almost exclusively fast food. Ignoring the health risks of such a diet, is there anything inherently wrong about this decision? No, not … Continue Reading The Populist Problem in Movie Discourse
This site is on temporary hiatus and will return soon. In the meantime, please notice the new tabs on this site that will lead you to my music and short … Continue Reading This site is on hiatus.
I sometimes wonder if these people even truly like watching movies or if they derive more pleasure and satisfaction from smugly believing they’ve won a debate with someone on Twitter and movies are merely a convenient subject for them.
Our taste is shaped by a myriad of factors, and they don’t lend themselves to anything approaching a comprehensive view of art. It isn’t possible. Anybody who prides themselves on … Continue Reading Where is the Film Revolution? (A Plea for Radicalism in Digital Cinema)
This is a post I never thought I’d write. I never thought it would be necessary to do so. In the traditional sense, I still don’t think it’s necessary. Nobody … Continue Reading The State of This Blog (and Podcast)
The Nightmare During Christmas continues with another guest article, once again courtesy of Jessica from the brilliant We Who Walk Here blog. In this one, she discusses the recent slasher … Continue Reading Escaping the Spookhouse: HAUNT and the Lingering Trauma of Abuse