At some point in time, there was the idea to bring unhinged main characters who get turned into Christmas objects and in their new forms, begin their homicidal rage anew. I feel like on some level, this is directly influenced by the Chucky movies and what I call dark carnival concept of childhood; this is... Continue Reading →
Pearl (2022): Mrs. Murder Mayhem
Pearl is a gorgeous, technicolor daydream of a lonely, unloved girl who desperately wants to be a star so she can be loved by the entire world. She's also aware that something is deeply wrong with her; Pearl enjoys murder-first animals and then graduating to people who reject her in some way. The first person... Continue Reading →
Valentine (2001) Commentary & The Demonization of Paige
Some thoughts on the 2001 slasher, Valentine...