Editorials

by / on November 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

HOW I GOT OVER SHIA LABEOUF

I live in New York City now, which means that I have access to all kinds of things that those poor souls in the boonies just have no chance to see. I can go to art gallery openings and pay […]

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by / on November 10, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

WHY I WOULD WRITE A REVIEW OF SUFFRAGETTE

Several days ago, an article entitled “Why I Won’t Write a Review of Suffragette” wandered across one of my many social media news feeds. I wasn’t sure how I felt about it, or how to justify those feelings. So I’m […]

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by / on November 3, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

HOW FAR IS TOO FAR?

Halloween might be over, but it’s never a bad time to talk about The Shining. Or, rather, a movie about the weird fan theories behind The Shining. If you’re a film buff, or just happen to enjoy Stanley Kubrick’s somewhat […]

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by / on October 27, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

WHAT’S YOUR FAVORITE SCARY MOVIE?

Horror, like comedy, is very subjective. There are certain things guaranteed to make most of us cry, but fewer things guaranteed to make most of us scream. Yet horror remains a favorite genre, tapping into different people’s terrors, inciting debates […]

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by / on October 13, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

SAVING THE VAMPIRE

Vampires are among my favorite literary and movie monsters. And, no, I’m not talking about the sparkling, simpering teenage heart-throbs of Twilight, or even about the sexy, shirtless vamps of True Blood; I’m talking about the real, seductive, evil bastards […]

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by / on October 6, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

THOSE MONSTROUS WOMEN

As one of the resident feminists here at Man, I Love Films, I always feel it my bound duty to point out when male-dominated cinema goes to far. But also as a resident feminist, I am sometimes at odds with […]

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by / on September 29, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

FANFICTION TO CANON AND BACK AGAIN

Several weeks ago, Hannibal showrunner Bryan Fuller revealed that he’d like to reboot the classic 1960s TV show The Avengers, preferably with Eddie Izzard as John Steed. This naturally provoked me to descend into a rage spiral from which it […]

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by / on September 22, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

FEMINISM, AND OTHER BAD WORDS

Not so long ago, I got into an argument online. I know, I know – you’re shocked. I am such a quiet, retiring, and un-opinionated person that it was really something when I came out of my shell and dared […]

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by / on September 15, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

DID BUSTER KEATON DREAM OF ANIMATED SHEEP?

Ah, Summer! That time of job applications, broken air-conditioners, and popcorn movie releases. And what a summer we’ve had, eh?! Antman and Jurassic World and…that other movie, and…other…films. Ahem. OK, so maybe this summer has not been the summer to […]

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by / on July 28, 2015 at 3:00 pm / in Editorials, Everything Else

JUST THE WORST

A few weeks ago, Dustin Hoffman made a pronouncement that films were “the worst they’ve been in 50 years.” While some critics agreed, others argued that Hoffman was just being bitter because he no longer had a guaranteed place in […]

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