As the nights get longer, encroaching on the light and snuffing it out, my mind wanders to movies about the darkness. Specifically about underground darkness, and I
As Thanksgiving draws closer here in the U.S., I realize there's one tradition that has been overlooked by my food-centric approach to holidays.
I found out that my sister decided to forego Thanksgiving dinner to take a personal vacation instead.
She doesn't read this so I have no problem calling her out here.
Food can make or break a holiday. Movies are no different. Whether it be how good the food is or what the food means to someone, food movies tap into a shared need.
I feel the spirit of Halloween flowing through my body... forcing me to do things... horrible things. Wait a minute! This might be the telltale signs of possession!
Let's end October strong with piles of bodies as far as the eye can see. Speaking of eyes, let's pluck them out of their sockets and use them as soup crackers.
You start hanging up fake spiders in your house in March and your dinner guests will "lose" their invitations, but around Halloween it's time to be as gross and terrifying as possible.
It's October 1, which means it's time for some spooky thematic continuity up in this haunted hizzy. As all-powerful Christmas creeps closer, only Halloween holds it at bay.
Everyone loves a good mystery, except those who like M. Night Shyamalan's more recent work. They like bad mysteries.
Things can and do go wrong in space, both in film and real life. However, only in movies do we get excited at the vacuum-surrounded peril.
The Afterlife is something that no one can be wrong in describing, yet there are a few similarities that several cultures agree upon.
Sometimes this Grim Reaper is portrayed as evil, but more often than not he's just... doing his job. Dude's got a list, and when it's your turn, time's up.
If a film is great, who do you congratulate? If the film is terrible, who do you blame?
This week, we're blaming the director.
Just like poetry has different interpretations decades after being penned, movies can seem more poignant and powerful with some age behind them.
When enough bros admit they like these films, a tipping point is reached.
We are those bros.