Let’s Talk About The Gay Stuff in ‘It Chapter Two’

This article contains spoilers for It Chapter Two as well as the preceding film and the original novel. Like the Stephen King novel on which it’s based, It Chapter Two opens with a hate crime. Adrian Mellon (here played terribly by former director of note Xavier Dolan) kisses his boyfriend at a Derry carnival, and Continue reading Let’s Talk About The Gay Stuff in ‘It Chapter Two’

The Analog Terror of ‘The Ring’

I’ve tried several ways of saying it and they all sounded mealy-mouthed, so I’ll just be blunt: Horror movies almost never scare me. Time and again I’m been promised something truly terrifying, from Hereditary to The Witch to The Babadook, and time and again I walk away feeling distinctly unmoved. Even if I like the Continue reading The Analog Terror of ‘The Ring’

Ko-Fi Request: ‘Blood for Dracula’

This article was based on a request from one of my patrons on ko-fi. For $3, you can recommend a film for me to watch and write an article about! Visit this link if interested! “I thought ‘worker’ and ‘servant’ were the same.” “Just don’t make that mistake again.” Those words, exchanged respectively between the Continue reading Ko-Fi Request: ‘Blood for Dracula’