Tag Archives: horror

Juxtaposin’: Witchy Women

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes:

Posted in Commercial art, Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

I Walked in a World of Their Invention

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: I scarce know how to put my story into words that shall be a credible picture of my state of mind; but I was in these days literally able to find a joy in the extraordinary … Continue reading

Posted in Books Publishing and Writing | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

“Get Out”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: Though Jordan Peele’s “Get Out” is set among the suburban white elite of Everywhere USA, its concerns are firmly rooted in the plantation. It ascribes to white liberals the motivations of slave-holders, and then asks them … Continue reading

Posted in Movies, Politics and Economics | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

For the Bright Side of the Painting I Had a Limited Sympathy

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: In no affairs of mere prejudice, pro or con, do we deduce inferences with entire certainty even from the most simple data. It might be supposed that a catastrophe such as I have just related would … Continue reading

Posted in Books Publishing and Writing | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Notes on “Get Out” (2017)

Blowhard, Esq. writes: I finally caught up with GET OUT, writer-director Jordan Peele’s racial satire. A box-office smash beloved by critics (well, most of them), Peele takes Ta-Nehisi Coates’s “black bodies” rhetoric and recasts it into a horror-thriller. Chris Washington, a … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Notes on “Tusk”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: In “Tusk,” writer-director Kevin Smith burrows deep into a hole of self-loathing and misanthropy. He’s beating up on the digital age, on young people, on hip callowness: the movie plays like the howl of a onetime … Continue reading

Posted in Movies | Tagged , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“The Babadook”

Fabrizio del Wrongo writes: In “The Babadook,” Australian writer-director Jennifer Kent marries the haunted house film to the psychological thriller. It’s a potent union, one that allows her to explore inward-looking themes related to grief and motherhood while delivering the … Continue reading

Posted in Movies, Performers | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments