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For Horror Films to Truly Linger, the Endings Must Resonate

(Warning: Spoilers for Suspiria, Mother!, Hereditary, and The Witch.) Over the past couple of years there has been a rejuvenation of contemporary horror films. Some are calling it “evolved horror” others might lean into “literary horror,” but whatever you want to call this impressive wave of new horror, the key to success comes in a […]

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My review of Wild by Cheryl Strayed is live at The Nervous Breakdown.

My review of Wild (Knopf) by Cheryl Strayed is now live at The Nervous Breakdown. This is a fantastic memoir, one that takes out into the wilderness, so that we can hear the song and pain that emanates from her broken heart. A mother that dies too soon, a life that is falling apart, and one […]

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