With the new trailer for The Matrix out now, I’ve been thinking about a strange phenomenon regarding pop culture monoliths. The original Matrix film is, without a doubt, hugely influential and hugely successful. People love it, and many have been inspired by it. But, by the time I actually got around to watching the movie … Continue reading Every masterpiece has its cheap copy (that might also be a masterpiece, depending on who you ask)
“The most important thing becomes control. Engaging with it on your own terms. Anything to not feel helpless.” – Daisy Tonner, The Magnus Archives Content warning for mentions of violence, sexual assault, and some personal PTSD experiences involving dissociation and panic attacks. Despite being a sexual assault victim, and despite being someone who struggled with … Continue reading Having trauma doesn’t mean you can only consume mild, boneless art.
Colin Minihan's thriller focuses on Jules and Jackie - a lesbian couple who have travelled to a cabin in the woods to celebrate their first anniversary. Of course, this cabin in the woods is the pefect place to LURE SOMEONE OUT TO MURDER THEM, and that is exactly what Jackie intends to do. Jules must fight to survive and grapple with the fact that her wife is a total piece of shit. Luckily for Jules, Jackie does a pretty shit job of murdering her wife, which is how this movie can actually last for 98 minutes.