Wild Nights with Emily is an English major’s movie. I knew this even before Wikipedia confirmed for me that Madeleine Olnek, the writer/director (how rarely I get to write that phrase without a soul-destroying sigh alongside it), has a creative writing MFA—in fact, the film is an adaptation […]
This series is made possible by a commission from Frank Hecker. You can find out more about commissions here. Intro / Previous Go for Broke! “To risk everything in the hope of having great success.” Origin: American, from the gambling game craps (y’know, like Guys & Dolls? No? Just me?). […]
[Did I mention I freelance for Fanbyte sometimes? At any rate, this is a piece I’m particularly proud of, and an update of when I wrote about Rule of Rose on this blog waaaaaay back in 2015. If nothing else, I’d say it’s surely a sign of how […]
Yup, it’s that time again. This has been a pretty spare season for new full-length premieres, basically boiling down to “Ikuhara and some also-rans.” (Though barely anything that I actively hated, so.)
Velvet Buzzsaw caught more than a few viewers sideways with a trailer that promised literally killer art that would’ve made Robert W. Chambers proud. The film itself, however, proved to be minimally interested in being a surreal, showy slasher. While several of the deadly setpieces are creative—an interactive […]
Soubi Yamamoto is an absolutely criminally underrated director, and all four of her OVAs are available for streaming if you’re in the US/Canada. A must-watch of positive BL.
This series is made possible by a commission from Frank Hecker. You can find out more about commissions here. Intro / Previous It has been a hot minute—DOUBLE DECKER has come, gone, and been soul-crushingly disappointing, and there’s still neither hide nor hair of the supposed second season we were […]