Tag: Tod Browning

See and Be Seen: Aaron Schimberg’s ‘Chained for Life’

“In a borough of New York teeming with independent and micro-budget filmmakers, Aaron Schimberg is one of the handful to keep an eye out for with every new work that he makes.”

Bela and Boris as Bela and Boris: Postmodern Icons in Early Horror

“By playing characters that feel like versions of themselves, both Bela and Boris try to manipulate the iconography that surrounds them, in a postmodern exploration of what it means to be a star, and wonder if it’s possible to escape from their own shadows.”

Of Love and Other Demons: A Lesbian Vampire in ‘Daughters of Darkness’ (Harry Kümel, 1971)

A Weekly Column on Love and Erotica in Cinema by Justine A. Smith