Tag: Horror

Writing Women 101: The Babadook

The prevailing piece of advice for writers struggling to portray well developed characters is often: write a Good Character (which, let’s face it, tends to translate as ‘write how you would for a man’) and then switch the pronouns around. Legend has it that this is how we […]

The Cautionary Tale of Deadman Wonderland

When I think of Deadman Wonderland I often picture watching a gifted, enthralling sprinter who’s had his legs torn free at the knees, crawling toward a finish line we increasingly realize he will bleed out before reaching (an inability to stop watching may vary from person to person). […]

MAKE THIS HAPPEN: Petshop of Horrors

We’ve collecitvely that Pupa is thus far a hideous disappointment, right? I know I was a bit crushed to find that the alleged “dark and disturbing gorefest” translates out to “four minutes of poorly exposited insanity, an exploding dog, and a giant censorship bar.” But then, I knew […]