The Gothicism of Ageing, Death, & Love in VORTEX

Noé's latest film is perhaps his greatest, and it's a fascinating Gothic portrait of an ageing couple nearing the end of their lives.

Guillermo del Toro’s Cabinet of Curiosities 1×08: “The Murmuring”

Two married ornithologists, still grieving a dead child, immerse themselves in work, but ghosts won't let them work in peace.

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.

The Queer Spirituality of Paul Verhoeven’s BENEDETTA

Verhoeven's film depicts a queer sexuality that coexists with religion while also portraying the Roman Catholic Church's oppression of queerness in the 17th century.

[31 Days of Halloween – Day 10] Gothic Memories of Slavery in LET’S SCARE JESSICA TO DEATH

Day 10 in the 31 Days of Halloween drives down to Connecticut, where the protagonists are unreliable & the vampires are white as hell.

[31 Days of Halloween – Day 9] Not Another Mommy Trauma Slasher: DR. GIGGLES

Day 9 in the 31 Days of Halloween goes over DR. GIGGLES and the Freudian trauma, as well as the misogyny, at its core.