Cinema

Cinema
Numbness and Arousal in the Post-Postmodern Apocalypse of Too Old to Die YoungVague Visages, 23 March 2022.

Review of MidnightIn Review Online. 25 August 2021.

Review of The SadnessIn Review Online. 25 August 2021.

Lizard Brain Ouroboros: Human Antiexceptionalism in Tobe Hooper’s Eaten Alive and Crocodile. American Twilight: The Cinema of Tobe Hooper. University of Texas Press, 2021.

Review of DetentionIn Review Online. 5 December 2020.

Review of KriyaIn Review Online. 28 August 2020.

Mythic Conduits for Intimate Pain in Edgar G. Ulmer’s The Black CatVague Visages. 30 June 2020.

Less Human Than Human: A Decade of Rob ZombieIn Review Online. 14 November 2019.

Some Kind of Connection: Loss and Technology in the Films of Sophy RomvariVague Visages. 15 May 2019.

Lords of Chaos (2019) by Jonas Åkerlund (with Andrew Swafford)Cinematary. 11 March 2019.

The Grease-Painted Corpse of Americana: Revisiting Rob Zombie’s House of 1000 Corpses and The Devil’s RejectsHorrorNews.net. 14 February 2019.

Re-Fear: Halloween (2007) / Halloween II (2009) by Rob Zombie (with Nathan Smith)Cinematary. 31 October 2018.

Eli Roth Replaces Trademark Irreverence with Quiet Reverence for The House with a Clock in Its Walls. Vague Visages. 2 October 2018.

Mike Thorn returns to Kendall Reviews to share his favourite horror films from the 2000sKendall Reviews. 22 June 2018.

The Digital Perverse: Dario Argento’s Dracula 3DVague Visages. 13 February 2018.

Star Wars Dialogue: V. ‘Revision.’ (with Chelsea Phillips-Carr, Neil Bahadur, Isiah Medina and Isaac Goes). MUBI Notebook. 19 January 2018.

Star Wars Dialogue: IV. ‘The Griffith Legacy.’ (with Chelsea Phillips-Carr, Neil Bahadur, Isiah Medina and Isaac Goes). MUBI Notebook. 18 January 2018.

Star Wars Dialogue: III. ‘Art and Technology.’ (with Chelsea Phillips-Carr, Neil Bahadur, Isiah Medina and Isaac Goes). MUBI Notebook. 17 January 2018.

Star Wars Dialogue: II. ‘Avant-Garde vs. Classical.’ (with Chelsea Phillips-Carr, Neil Bahadur, Isiah Medina and Isaac Goes). MUBI Notebook. 16 January 2018.

Star Wars Dialogue: I. ‘A Long Time Ago.’ (with Chelsea Phillips-Carr, Neil Bahadur, Isiah Medina and Isaac Goes). MUBI Notebook. 15 January 2018.

Notebook’s 10th Writers Poll: Fantasy Double Features of 2017MUBI Notebook. 31 December 2017.

The Last Jedi: Enjoying Corporate Cinema’s Quasi-Risks While They LastBright Lights Film Journal. 25 December 2017.

Vague Visages Writers’ Room: 2017’s Under the Radar FilmsVague Visages. 12 December 2017.

Mike Thorn’s 10 favourite horror films from the 2010sKendall Reviews. 11 December 2017.

Underrated ’97 – Mike ThornRupert Pupkin Speaks, 1 December 2017.

Vague Visages Writers’ Room: Favorite Halloween MoviesVague Visages, 31 October 2017.

Andy Muschietti’s It Struggles with AdaptationVague Visages, 11 September 2017.

Hostel: Part II and the Monster of Neoliberal Late-CapitalismThe Film Stage, 8 June 2017.

‘No Desire If It’s Not Forbidden’: Dread, Eroticism, and Text Messaging in Personal ShopperThe Seventh Row, 30 March 2017.

The Aesthetic and Formal Challenges of Jean-Luc Godard’s ContemptVague Visages, 1 March 2017.

Diary of the Dead and George A. Romero’s Formal Self-AwarenessThe Film Stage, 14 February 2017.

The Many Peculiar Virtues of Wes Craven’s My Soul to TakeVague Visages, 7 February 2017.

Moments of Revelation in Martin Scorsese’s Silence and Shutter IslandVague Visages, 31 January 2017.

Genre Trauma in M. Night Shyamalan’s SplitMUBI Notebook, 23 January 2017.

What I Learned from Martin Scorsese’s Life LessonsVague Visages, 4 January 2017.

Toxic Masculinity and Empathetic Comedy: Martin Scorsese’s Alice Doesn’t Live Here AnymoreVague Visages, 3 January 2017.

The Way of the Future: The Connections Between Martin Scorsese’s Raging Bull and The AviatorVague Visages, 2 January 2017.

James Benning’s Stemple Pass: Minimalist Horror for Trump’s AmericaVague Visages, 19 December 2016.

George Lucas’s Wildest Vision: Retrofuturist Auteurism in Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002)Bright Lights Film Journal, 15 November 2016.

Experimenting with the Horrific: A Reappraisal and Retrospective of the Films of Tobe HooperBright Lights Film Journal, 6 October 2016.

Don’t Breathe, Just Keep on SurvivingBright Lights Film Journal, 8 September 2016.

The Horror of a Nation’s Despair: Rob Zombie’s 31Bright Lights Film Journal, 4 September 2016.

Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith: George Lucas’s Greatest Artistic Statement? Bright Lights Film Journal, 28 August 2016.

M. Night Shyamalan’s Terror Trilogy: Signs (2002), The Village (2004), and The Happening (2008)Bright Lights Film Journal, 22 August 2016.

The Relocation of Monstrosity: An Analysis of Horror in Brian De Palma’s CarrieMount Royal Undergraduate Humanities Review, vol. 1.1, 2013.

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