Category: Reel Talk

The Nightingale and the Horror of Entitlement

  We’ve spent a lot of this year discussing the sophomore features directors who made quite a splash with their horror debuts. It’s something that you wouldn’t think we’d be discussing this much, but weirdly I can think of three movies that fit that specific dynamic. Jordan Peele […]

Crawl and Monster Catharsis

  Earlier this week I talked about the tremendously fun The Art of Self-Defense, and specifically discussed a desire to avoid some of the more soulless big budget fare that’s being put out this summer in order to seek out some weirder mid-tier that are rapidly going the way of […]

Stuber : The Film Out of Time

  2019 has been a shockingly weak year for movies. While doing my Cinematic Century project here I’ve really learned how Hollywood can have very strange ebbs and flows where one year will be an extravaganza of amazing and seminal films, while the next year will be almost […]