Clinging to Life, Doing Just Fine: Horror Cinema in the Modern Era

The horror genre is a curious one for many reasons. Its history has been rather topsy-turvy to put it gently, and in recent decades a number of different movements have taken the genre by storm. Slasher films came and went during the 1980s, torture porn cemented its place in the mid to late 2000s, found…

Ant-Man (2015) – Stepping Small and Keeping Up with the Pack

In an era when superhero films are dominating the box-office and the folks at both Marvel and DC Comics have planned all of their films for the next half of the decade and beyond, it seems easy to forget some had trouble getting off the ground. Development hell knows no bounds, as was the case…