Feature

Professor Marston and the Wonder Women

The recent Wonder Woman put the pioneering feminism of its heroine on full display. But did you know the character was conceived from a bisexual S&M fantasy? That’s the primary takeaway from Professor Marston and the Wonder Women, a mildly intriguing true-life origin story that’s more than just a simple making-of featurette but unlikely to […]

Retrospective

Suspiria

Admittedly, my knowledge and experience with Italian horror is weak.  So I begin my education here, with Dario Argento’s SUSPIRIA, brilliantly restored for its fortieth anniversary.  As one colleague points out, however, SUSPIRIA is straight Italian horror and not Giallo (Italian for “yellow”, so named for the inexpensive pulp stock that dimestore novels were printed […]