Movie Monday: ‘The Uninvited’

Movie Monday: Film Recommendations By Our Contributors I’ll be the first to admit that I’m an old man trapped in a 21-year old’s body—and my taste in movies reflects this to a startling degree. I can tell you all about the stunning Universal horror films of the 1930s, or why Stanley Kubrick’s early years are […]Read More

Twenty Years of ‘Mulholland Drive’: David Lynch’s Twisted Masterpiece

Mulholland Drive was not the first time viewers were treated to a tour of the deepest, darkest corners of David Lynch’s imagination. In 1977’s Eraserhead, his debut as a filmmaker, Lynch showcased his ability to create surreal plotlines and idiosyncratic characters. Blue Velvet, a thriller peppered with elements of film noir and psychological horror, cemented Lynch’s reputation as […]Read More

Wading Through the Complicated Legacy of H. P. Lovecraft

Howard Phillips Lovecraft never lived to see his name cemented among the literary giants of the twentieth century.  Dead of cancer before his 47th birthday, his existence was so obscure that even his estranged wife was unaware of his death for more than eight years. His short stories – now recognised as ground-breaking developments in the […]Read More

‘The Great Gatsby’ Enters Public Domain

As of 1st January 2021, the U.S. copyright has expired on a myriad of novels, films, and songs that were produced in 1925, allowing anyone to use them free of charge and setting the stage for potential new adaptations and reworkings. Among the works that have now officially entered the public domain are classic titles such […]Read More