Tag: Horror

Why Hannigram is Not 50 Shades of Grey

This week’s Hannibal has topped off a truly stellar season of arthouse cinematography and their usual fine tradition of lovingly shot “S&P was drinking and crying the day this passed through” gore effects with a revelation that surprised nobody but Will Graham: that fancy cannibal Hannibal Lector is […]

Plot Renovation – Haunting Ground

Between stories you wouldn’t change if you were paid and those that cause hives on sight, there’s…well, 75% of everything you’ve ever watched. You know, the thing that was pretty okay, all around, but might’ve been a lot more interesting if only. Perspective flips, gender changes, genre shifts: […]

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 […]