Crimson Peak Isn’t Scary and That’s Okay

"It starts holding onto things... keeping them alive when they shouldn't be." I'm not really sure what director Guillermo del Toro was thinking by adding ghosts as wavering antagonists in Crimson Peak, but while del Toro's recent work focuses more on style and less on substance, I'm surprisingly okay with that. The problem with Crimson Peak falls… Continue reading Crimson Peak Isn’t Scary and That’s Okay

Only Lovers Left Alive Revisits Vampire Genre

"How can you've live for so long and still not get it? This self obsession is a waste of living." If any genre of as been over-explored in our culture, it's the blood-sucking, vampire genre. But indie director Jim Jarmusch offers a melancholy, hipster-driven film that pushes the boundaries of love for centuries between two… Continue reading Only Lovers Left Alive Revisits Vampire Genre