“Fear is a place”: SESSION 9’s Gothic Madness in Uncanny Places

Brad Anderson’s SESSION 9 explores our relationship to Gothic places, such as asylums, where Freud’s Uncanny creates a state of dissociation.

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Quarry – Season 1, Episode 8: “nước chảy đá mòn”

Cinemax’s Quarry Season 1, Episode 8: “nước chảy đá mòn” Directed by Greg Yaitanes Written by Graham Gordy & Michael D. Fuller * For a review of the penultimate episode, “Carnival of Souls” – click here From what I can tell, the English translation of the Vietnamese title for this episode means “flowing water wearsContinue reading “Quarry – Season 1, Episode 8: “nước chảy đá mòn””

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Quarry – Season 1, Episode 7: “Carnival of Souls”

Cinemax’s Quarry Season 1, Episode 7: “Carnival of Souls” Directed by Greg Yaitanes Written by Michael D. Fuller & Graham Gordy * For a review of the previous episode, “His Deeds Were Scattered” – click here * For a review of the finale, “nước chảy đá mòn” – click here Nixon and McGovern are goingContinue reading “Quarry – Season 1, Episode 7: “Carnival of Souls””

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Quarry – Season 1, Episode 6: “His Deeds Were Scattered”

Cinemax’s Quarry Season 1, Episode 6: “His Deeds Were Scattered” Directed by Greg Yaitanes Written by Max Allan Collins * For a review of the previous episode, “Coffee Blues” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “Carnival of Souls” – click here Mac (Logan Marshall-Green) is naked with a shotgun protectingContinue reading “Quarry – Season 1, Episode 6: “His Deeds Were Scattered””

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Quarry – Season 1, Episode 5: “Coffee Blues”

Cinemax’s Quarry Season 1, Episode 5: “Coffee Blues” Directed by Greg Yaitanes Written by Jennifer Schuur * For a review of the previous episode, “Seldom Realized” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “His Deeds Were Scattered” – click here Mac (Logan Marshall-Green) and Joni (Jodi Balfour) are back home after allContinue reading “Quarry – Season 1, Episode 5: “Coffee Blues””

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Quarry – Season 1, Episode 4: “Seldom Realized”

Cinemax’s Quarry Season 1, Episode 4: “Seldom Realized Directed by Greg Yaitanes Written by Michael D. Fuller & Graham Gordy * For a review of the previous episode, “A Mouthful of Splinters” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “Coffee Blues” – click here On the dirty floor of a bathroom,Continue reading “Quarry – Season 1, Episode 4: “Seldom Realized””

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Quarry – Season 1, Episode 3: “A Mouthful of Splinters”

Cinemax’s Quarry Season 1, Episode 3: “A Mouthful of Splinters” Directed by Greg Yaitanes Written by Michael D. Fuller & Graham Gordy * For a review of the previous episode, “Figure Four” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “Seldom Realized” – click here A man shows up at Joni’s (JodiContinue reading “Quarry – Season 1, Episode 3: “A Mouthful of Splinters””

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Quarry – Season 1, Episode 2: “Figure Four”

Cinemax’s Quarry Season 1, Episode 2: “Figure Four” Directed by Greg Yaitanes Written by Michael D. Fuller & Graham Gordy * For a review of the premiere, “You Don’t Miss Your Water” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “A Mouthful of Splinters” – click here Mac ‘Quarry’ Conway (Logan Marshall-Green)Continue reading “Quarry – Season 1, Episode 2: “Figure Four””

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Tyrannosaur; a.k.a What is Redemption?

Tyrannosaur. 2011. Directed & Written by Paddy Considine. Starring Peter Mullan, Olivia Colman, Eddie Marsan, Paul Popplewell, Samuel Bottomley, Sian Breckin, Ned Dennehy, Sally Carman, Julia Mallam and Natalia Carta. Warp X/Inflammable Films/Film4/UK Film Council/Screen Yorkshire/EM Media/Optimum Releasing. Not Rated. 92 minutes. Drama ★★★★★  Paddy Considine is a great artist, in terms of writing andContinue reading “Tyrannosaur; a.k.a What is Redemption?”

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