Coraline (2008, streaming on Amazon Prime) might be the perfect movie for All Saints or All Souls (not that I’m praying for the dead in Purgatory, understand). What a great, semi-frightening children’s movie that gets to the heart of what matters in a family. I don’t know how closely it follows the story by Neil Gaiman, but the film is profound in ways I didn’t expect.
It’s late October, so the only thing to do is catch up on classic horror movies. A year […]
I’ve been thinking about why we are affected by people who don’t exist. Even when characters are based […]
Political polarization poisons everything. With us or against us. Us or them. Good films are no longer complex […]
Black Narcissus (streaming on the Criterion Channel or for rent on Amazon Prime) is not my favorite movie, […]
Over the past few weeks on our podcast, Saints and Cinema, my brother and I have talked to […]
Abrupt endings to movies used to bother me. I wanted a neat, wrapped-together conclusion that answered at least […]