Category: 2022 Horror Essays

Sanal Kumar Sasidharan Essay - Unmadiyude Maranam

Dissecting Toxic Masculinity in Sanal Kumar Sasidharan’s Cinema

“With contemporary independent filmmakers like Sanal Kumar Sasidharan and his lot who stay true to their singular vision and distinctive voice, the rising new wave of Indian cinema looks set to grow bigger and stronger in the near future.”

David Cronenberg Essay - Crimes of the Future (1970)

Death Is Not the End: Self-Destruction in the Films of David Cronenberg

“Perhaps David Cronenberg is owed another kind of reputation: that of a humanist filmmaker who observes and questions, who understands our pain and sorrow as well as our ambitions both intellectual and libidinous.”

Abel Ferrara Exile Cycle Movie Essay - Siberia Film

Recovery, Survival and Extinction: Abel Ferrara’s Exile Cycle

“Few artists have dreamt more boldly and defiantly in their exile than Ferrara; he has faced up to the dark towers of commerce and coercion, the systemic violence that is rationalized and sanctioned to peak efficiency by the prevailing conditions.”