From Surrealism

[Fantasia 2019] KOKO-DI KOKO-DA: Repeating Trauma, Performing Grief

This Scandinavian psychological horror examines grief with an unsettling plot about two parents attacked by a sideshow trio, over and over.

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[The Twisted Parallels of Cinema] Edition #20

This edition features several images from Ken Russell's Gothic, some classic Michael Mann v. Nicolas Winding Refn, and more juicy bits.

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[The Twisted Parallels of Cinema] Edition #19

Stop motion. Costume designer Eiko Ishioka. Shirley Jackson and Mario Bava. Claire Denis, Luca Guadagnino, and Francesca Woodman. Dig in!

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[Essay] “Waking up, is it?”: Childhood Trauma, Repression, and Freud’s Uncanny in POSSUM

The debut feature from Matthew Holness is a terrifying trip into the trauma of a wounded man.

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