The Whisperer in Darkness is an adaptation of Lovecraft’s famous story. Does it do it justice?
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November 26, 2011 How long is long enough for “too soon” to be long ago enough? More specifically, when can we start using real-world events for fiction? I recently managed to catch a piece of the film Iron Sky, a dark satire of modern world events, American attitudes, and racism that tells the story of […]
October 16, 2012 It’s Halloween season again! It’s like Christmas, but watching movies about idiots getting butchered is not frowned upon, so I’m good. Over the last few weeks, I’ve been helping students from several classes, but one class in particular is making students write their review essays on a horror movie. You can imagine […]
September 14, 2012 I’ve made my distaste for Superman known before. I think he’s an overpowered brute that’s too far removed from humanity to really matter. He’s as close to a physical god as DC can show and still remain viable as a recurring character that won’t break the story. And yet… I was pleasantly […]
September 10, 2012 Last week marked the 46th anniversary of Star Trek. That short-lived series spawned an entire culture, but for me, Star Trek was about more that cool ships, ham and cheese, and cool effects. Star Trek taught me how hard heroes can fall. It was 1996. I walked into a movie theater and […]