Fridays at The Jagged Word are when I try to expose as little of my ignorance as possible. […]
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 […]
Black Narcissus (streaming on the Criterion Channel or for rent on Amazon Prime) is not my favorite movie, […]
Abrupt endings to movies used to bother me. I wanted a neat, wrapped-together conclusion that answered at least […]
We all long for Eden. Sometimes we try to get back into the Garden (however that is conceived) […]