• A Knives Out Sequel Shouldn’t Prioritize Benoit Blanc

    A Knives Out Sequel Shouldn’t Prioritize Benoit Blanc2

    Knives Out was easily my favorite movie I saw in 2019. I’m a sucker for a good mystery, lavish set design, and biting social commentary, particularly when it plays with form as much as Knives Out does. I saw it twice, the first time hooked by the premise and carried along on exhilaration, the second

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  • Remembering Charlee Jacob: Haunter or Soma

    Remembering Charlee Jacob: Haunter or Soma0

    Charlee Jacob invoked atrocities from across human history in the same way that a Romantic poet might invoke the Arabian Nights. Sometimes she delved into the past and found inspiration in such familiar horror reference points as Jack the Ripper, Elizabeth Bathory and the witch-hunts; other times she ripped tales of murders and warfare from

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  • New Intersections: Queer Futurism and the Krakoan Body Politic

    New Intersections: Queer Futurism and the Krakoan Body Politic2

    With the advent of House of X and Powers of X, both mutants and X-Pedagogy have experienced a paradigm shift. Even the ways in which the mutant-metaphor is discussed and engaged with has shifted as digital spaces such as “ X-Twitter” carve out their own Krakoan Community. 

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