Join Andrea and Alex and plunder the depths of filmic conventions, audience expectations and interpersonal contracts in Michael Haneke’s 1997 film.
Alex and Andrea look through an illicit peephole into the world of the mad and macabre.
Andrea and Alex reach for the heavens and find the furthest reaches of hell with two films about space exploration and the darkness therein.
The past few years have seen the figure of the witch become a cultural touchstone for progressives and conservatives alike. Through analysis of two recent films, Andrea and Alex examine the witch’s new meaning in contemporary Western society, and why she remains a symbol of subversive feminism.
John Carpenter’s terrifying cult classic stands the test of time in many regards – from the practical effects, to the performances to the storytelling, there’s little about the film that doesn’t work. Andrea and Alex tackle the film and its stances on leadership, paranoia, the notion of discovery, and more over a bottle of Jim Beam.