Columns by Angie Barry
The “monster with a heart of gold” story is probably as old as fiction itself. The fairy tale of “Beauty and the Beast” verifiably goes back several centuries, but I’m 100% positive early humans were telling a variation of it in fire-lit caves.
the breed of vampire I love the most is probably always going to be the nasty, gross, horrifying, truly monstrous vamp. The ones with appalling table manners and atrocious hygiene, who could never seduce or charm, who prove that sometimes immortality comes at too high of a price.
Whether it’s a creative slump, a work slump, a social slump — when you find yourself stuck in an unproductive groove and unable to do anything in a satisfying fashion, the frustration can permeate everything in your life.
While we absolutely need more lady werewolves in fiction, there are some great ones already out there. Here is a look at six of the hairiest, toothiest gals out there.
This week, I’m looking back over a few of the films that disappointed us the most. The ones that had a solid concept, or a great cast, or managed to do a couple of really sweet sequences, only to fall apart like a cake in the rain.
When it comes to talent, some people hit the galactic jackpot. We all know someone who’s just too dang good at everything: cooking, crafting, public speaking, athletics … Virtuosos who make it all look so easy.
There are those rare occasions when an actor breaks away from their typical mold and surprises everyone with an unexpectedly great performance. After polling several cinephile friends, I’ve gathered a handful of the best examples of this.
This week I wanted to shine a little light — *bats away an eager Mothman* — on the best beasties you may not have heard of.
These are the B-listers, and their films are directed by the likes of Ed Wood, John Waters, Tommy Wiseau. Their movies end up on “Mystery Science Theater 3000″ and its spin-off “RiffTrax,” or are introduced by Elvira.
Hopefully very few real-world mothers are as bad as this Rogue’s Gallery of Horrific Horror Moms, 11 of the very worst film has to offer. So if your relationship with your mum is fraught, take comfort that it’s not as terrible as these.
After spending the day curating a table of “unusual history” titles, I thought it was only right I share a some of these gems.
While it’s impossible to give a truly definitive answer for what makes something a “comfort watch,” you can still group them by specific qualities.
“Tangled: The Series” is such a delightful surprise, and here’s the top five reasons why:
My all-time, number one, biggest kryptonite trope of them all is Found Family.
In case someone else is in desperate need of a chuckle today, here are four side-splitting authors/comic artists to check out.