Grant Pearsall Staff Writer Podcasting is a medium that has resoundingly come into its own. Once exclusively the purview of the tech-savvy geek-chic, the format has blossomed in recent years. Today, podcasts offer entertainment/education across . . .
Grant Pearsall Staff Writer The discussions that will surround “Get Out” are all-but inevitable. They will concern race in America– specifically the black, male experience in a society that both covets and loathes them equally. . . .
Grant Pearsall Staff Writer In less than a week, the 89th Annual Academy Awards is poised to offer an evening of milquetoast pageantry, Hollywood inter-industry self-pleasuring and the jockular comedy stylings of the Jimmy Kimmel team . . .
Grant Pearsall Staff Writer M. Night Shyamalan has built a teetering career on a predilection for narrative sucker-punches. His films are often closely linked to the internet’s ‘spoiler culture.’ A two hour film’s twist ending . . .
Grant Pearsall Staff Writer Netflix’s ripped-from-the-headlines documentary,“Amanda Knox,” proves that in the digital age, criminality, the media and public discourse are hopelessly intertwined. The film begs the question– does the retelling of a case influenced . . .
Grant Pearsall Staff Writer The suspense genre is a tricky one– residing in the nebulous overlap between thriller and horror, these films liberally appropriate tropes from either side with abandon. The resulting product can . . .
Blessed be September, cinematic home to the C average horror film. The doldrums of the local cineplex have settled in comfortably; studios lay in wait for the turning of the leaves and Halloween-themed, pumpkin-spice fever . . .