As part of my Grimm Project, I have been slowly going through the original Grimm’s tales and writing my own re-imaginings. The motivation behind this is not only that I love a haunting fairy tale, but that I want to consider the added layer of darkness inherent to these stories because of tropes and conceits…
I decided to return to Poltergeist in the atmosphere of 2018, to see if it holds up under scrutiny. In my opinion, it absolutely does.
What makes horror movies so unique is their ability to explore what we, as a society, are dealing with at any given moment. Here’s a glimpse at what the Horror Renaissance is telling us these days.
I Kill Giants employs metaphor and magical realism to emphasize the ugliness of losing your power and doing everything you can to reclaim it.