LFF ’19 – ‘Saint Maud’ Blesses the Horror Genre with a Descent into Madness

Originally posted on Screen Queens:
Rose Glass’ feature-length debut, Saint Maud, is an unsettling, character-driven psychological thriller that proves the future of the horror genre is in good, revolutionary hands. The film follows Maud (Morfydd Clark), a recent born-again Catholic and private care nurse who begins caring for former dancer Amanda Kohl (Jennifer Ehle). Maud…

LFF’19 — How ‘You Don’t Nomi’ Puts on a Show

Originally posted on Screen Queens:
Receiving ‘cult’ status can breathe new life into films that have fallen by the wayside, especially for the critically slammed or box office bombs. At the time of its release in 1995, Paul Verhoeven’s Showgirls was the critically slammed box office bomb of the decade; with the Dutch director to…

Pseudosciences, Fashion Doll Tie-In Films, and The Golden Age of Disney Channel

I’m not sure where I stand on the subject of pseudosciences. As someone who still identifies as Muslim and believes in (for the most part) the teachings of Islam, I’m not really allowed to believe in other higher powers other than my God. I do firmly believe in science as well, however I find itContinue reading “Pseudosciences, Fashion Doll Tie-In Films, and The Golden Age of Disney Channel”