America’s Bloody Divide: The Pornography of Violence & The Religion of Capitalism in Ti West’s X

Sex, death, film, and religion makes for a heady mix of terror and social commentary in Ti West's X.

TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE (2022): A Brutal, Queer Return of the Repressed

Leatherface rears his head again to make sure we remember he's here, he's queer, and nobody invading his home is safe.

BINGO HELL: The Intersectional Terrors of White Gentrification

Gigi Saul Guerrero's BINGO HELL pits a tenacious old woman & her friends against white gentrification, embodied by the Devil himself.

[31 Days of Halloween – Day 14] Attacking the Patriarchy’s Penis in HOSTEL: PART II

Another day in the 31 Days of Halloween, this time looking into the interesting HOSTEL: PART II, a sequel with things to say about its predecessor and about men.

[31 Days of Halloween – Day 11] The Bureaucracy & Bourgeois Nightmare of Life/Death in BEETLEJUICE

Day 11 in the 31 Days of Horror chants the forbidden words: Beetlejuice, Beetlejuice, BEETLEJUICE!

[31 Days of Halloween – Day 5] HOSTEL’s American Masculinity & Xenophobia

Day 5 of 31 Days of Halloween keeps on trucking with Eli Roth's HOSTEL, a film meant to critique Americans but one that ends up very, very messy.