Current Events and Movies: Pt. One
Nov 26th '18

Current Events and Movies: Pt. One

Earlier this month, President Donald J. Trump got upset at CNN’s Jim Acosta and pulled Acosta’s White House press pass—meaning Acosta is no longer welcome at the White House. White House Press Secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, then released a doctored video that had been sped up in which it appeared that Acosta was delivering a judo […]

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Queer-Coding and Horror Films

Queer-Coding and Horror Films

Queer-coding is exactly what it claims to be: “coding” characters as some variation of “not straight,” or implying characters aren’t entirely straight or cisgendered through subtext. Though it’s been practiced in European literature as early as the 1800s, queer-coding wasn’t as frequently or visibly used in America until the 1930s, when the United States attempted […]

Killing the noise:  ‘A Quiet Place’ and the Death of Horror

Killing the noise: ‘A Quiet Place’ and the Death of Horror

On April 6th, the world would be silenced as we put forth the final nail in the coffin to horror with the release of John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place. The film places us in a land where anything louder than a whisper could cost you your life as the hunters have become the hunted. It’s […]