The Scariest Thing is ‘Us’

Horror movies are always about reckoning with something we have suppressed or believed gone for good–a demon, vampire, werewolf, etc. But when you think about it, the scariest thing that we ever have to reckon with is ourselves…. Read More

Shrek: The Anti-Fairy Tale

Disney is one of the largest, most influential companies in the the entertainment industry. For decades, it has created imaginative uplifting stories for children, transporting them to another world, a fairy tale world. It’s awful, really. Not in… Read More

Arrival: The Greatest Movie You Never Saw

https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/everydayliminality/5.6._Arrival.m4a Most movies are underwhelming to me. Remakes. Weak adaptations. Shallow concepts. Cheap CGI. The movie industry realizes that people are far more likely to spend money on what is familiar than what is innovative, and so it… Read More

Well That Didn’t Age Well…

https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/everydayliminality/5.1_Censoring_the_Past.m4a Have you ever watched a movie from your childhood or revisited a television series that you once loved and found that you were now… a bit underwhelmed? What seemed so great in years past now seems out… Read More

YouTube: An inspiring, weird world

http://traffic.libsyn.com/everydayliminality/4.12._YouTube.m4a Network television and major production companies can create awe-inspiring works of art, but they are often limited by industry standards, engrained expectations, and bottom lines. Not YouTube. On this platform, creators are in charge, meaning the world… Read More