The Last Exorcism: Doc Martens Are A Gateway To Possession

The Last Exorcism opens with a scene of the protagonist lathered up and shaving an already clean-shaven face, so it really could only have gone up from there in terms of making sense. And it did. Mostly. The film came out in 2010 and I saw it in theatres here in New York City, remembering … More The Last Exorcism: Doc Martens Are A Gateway To Possession

The Witch: Devil Goats and Feminism

Thick accents, period costumes, stories of female oppression, and talking goats?  This.  Film.  Has.  EVERYTHING. The Witch calls itself a New England Folk Tale and, with most of its dialogue and content derived from actual historical documents, director Robert Eggers handed us a slice of pre-Salem, puritanical patriarchy straight from the goat’s mouth.  Eggers has … More The Witch: Devil Goats and Feminism

Get Out, White Feminists!

GET OUT, White Feminists! Now, if you’ve taken a peak at my avatar, I can only imagine what you’re thinking, “But… she is white.”  You bet your ass I am.  Descended from the UK and Ireland, I am an always-carrying-sunscreen, never-used-a-seasoning-or-spice, should-not-dance-in-public kind of white.  Which makes me woefully unqualified to take an in-depth look at … More Get Out, White Feminists!