FILM ANALYSIS


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the skeleton dance and the history of the danse macabre

Shudder’s The Bite, Oct 22 2019


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with friends like these: altman’s 3 women

Birth Movies Death, May 30 2019


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doppleganger horror: a brief film history

Birth Movies Death, Mar 20 2019


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Serial killer films do more than entertain

Birth. Movies. Death., Jan 29 2019

the shared trauma of 2018’s halloween and halloween:h20

Collider, Oct 24 2018

not just any toon: judge doom in who framed roger rabbit

Birth. Movies. Death. Jun 27 2018

moral ambiguity in the killing of a sacred deer

Birth. Movies. Death. Oct. 29 2017

book vs. film: three pivotal scenes from gerald's game

Dread Central,  Oct 13 2017

the night of the hunter: a depression-era folktale

Birth.Movies.Death. Aug 6 2017

ten overlooked horror films that deserve your love

Blumhouse, Jul 27 2017

crew expendable: the consequences of empathy in alien

Birth. Movies. Death. May 16 2017

NOT YOUR TROPHY: DEER IMAGERY IN GET OUT

Vague Visages, Mar 22 2017

DUMPLINGS: FRUIT CHAN'S MORSEL OF SATIRE

Birth.Movies.Death. Mar 14 2017

A woman's touch: the trinity of the body in american mary

Vague Visages, Feb 6 2017

WHY green room's amber is the horror heroine we need

52 Weeks of Horror, Jan 2 2017

in defense of the cult of thorn

Daily Grindhouse, Oct 24 2016

cosmic beasts: lovecraftian elements in gojira (1954)

Daily Grindhouse, Oct 13 2016


in defense of’s

During his editing days at BMD, Phil Nobile, Jr. was generous enough to occasionally humor my impassioned defenses of maligned films in his former column Say Something Nice:

Graveyard Shift

Creepshow 2

The Wicker Man (2006)

The Happening

Dreamcatcher

Hollow Man

Halloween (2007)