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The Terror Test: Test Prep #17

February 15, 2018 by


Portrait of the Artist as a Glum Man Contains Eraserhead (1977) spoilers. What was Wild at Heart about David? “Well, it’s about one hour and forty-five minutes.”         ~An interview with Toby Keeler, recounting a conversation with Lynch “Believe it or not, Eraserhead is my most spiritual film.” Why? Elaborate on that, […]

The Terror Test: Test Prep #5A

August 12, 2016 by


Existential Horror from Breillat to Kaufman This week’s trio of terror is different from the horror films I generally watch. “Existential horror” came to mind as a way to describe them, so I researched the term. After some searching and a brief email exchange with a horror academic, I couldn’t find a satisfying definition (or […]