Harris’s Carmilla is much more than just a well-told and engaging story with an affirmative if transgressive LBGTQ plot. It engages us also in the way it transforms its original source material, and about how that transgression can also be a liberation, as long as one is willing to be the price.
Hsuan Hsu explores how director Bong Joon-ho uses sense of smell to elucidate socioeconomic divides in his Oscar-winning film, Parasite. Hsu also places the movie into the context of the very real wealth divide in contemporary South Korea.
What attracts audiences to horror films during an economic downturn? Artist, filmmaker and horror film historian Kurt Forman takes us there in Outside the Frame.