Phantom of the Paradise

|Matt Levine| There’s a common conception about Brian De Palma that he’s little more than a Hitchcock imitator: wildly entertaining maybe, sumptuously stylish definitely, but without many original themes or ideas of his own. The accusation that De Palma’s success is based on… Continue reading

Godzilla Rides Again (Again!)

|Alex Kies| “The living horror of last night was over. The only thought left was the paralyzing fear that it could happen today or tomorrow.” -Raymond Burr, from Godzilla, King of the Monsters … On September 2, 1945, in the wake of years of costly island warfare… Continue reading