Suspiria (2018) vs. Suspiria (1977), which is more feminist?

A remake of an iconic film as Argento’s Suspira (1977) needs to have a different take. This is exactly what Guadagnino has done. Narrative and style are wildly different and only the basic story elements are kept: an American girl goes to a famous German dance school, where something strange is going on… Witches! In… Read More Suspiria (2018) vs. Suspiria (1977), which is more feminist?

Mandy (2018) and its Play on the Role of Evil and the Supernatural in Horror

The latest movie of Panos Cosmatos, a companion piece (both set in 1983) to his earlier Beyond the Black Rainbow (2010). And it scores as many 1’s (“the actors are not even attractive!”) as 10’s (“cinematographic masterpiece!”) on IMDb. The opening credits and music had me instantly. The font, the color red, the flickering and… Read More Mandy (2018) and its Play on the Role of Evil and the Supernatural in Horror