In a departure from much of del Toro’s work, The Shape of Water is oddly safe, sweet, and ordinary. Weirdly, it kinda works.
Godzilla may be the most famous monster of Japanese film, but he’s not the only one — and he’s not even the biggest!
When a documentarian is an outsider, does that strengthen or weaken their storytelling?
The nights are growing long and moody, and we’re settling in with some of our favorite film noir. Come join us for some hidden gems of a great genre.
Masked wrestlers are more than a pop culture genre: They’re a cultural inheritance, and at a time when everything seems terrible, lucha libre films are a refreshing break from the outside world.
As October winds down, it’s time to talk about J-horror.
The only thing better than horror…is horror anthologies! E. Young rounds up the best in the biz.
You’re not supposed to root for the bad guy…but sometimes he’s pretty sympathetic.
It’s eerie, atmospheric, and beautiful: The restored cut of Suspiria makes E. Young feel even more connected to the art house film tradition.
The It remake captures the scariest parts of childhood — but it could have done without the obligatory clunky love triangle.