Day: December 21, 2021

A wide panel frames the extreme close-up of a young Black woman wearing glasses in profile against a light blue, lightly textured background. She says, "Okay..." Below, a wide shot including the young woman and white man stand on a slanted surface again an abstracted, background-less space. The woman then says, "...Where do we start?"

REVIEW: The Grotesque of Modern Frankenstein Has Been Done Before—And Better

As his student, Elizabeth is fascinated by the ways of Dr. James Frankenstein, a figure surrounded by controversy due to the conducting of unethical experiments he believes would serve the betterment of humanity. Swayed by what she believes are good intentions and her growing attraction to him, Elizabeth willingly becomes his protégé. She digs herself…