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

It’s Christ! Almost…

https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/everydayliminality/5.4-Christ-like.m4a Many literary and cinematic works use the themes of Christianity to make a compelling story. Coming back from the dead. Saving a people. Being the chosen one with greater power and authority to lead than anyone in… Read More

Stealing the Show

https://traffic.libsyn.com/secure/everydayliminality/5.3-Heists.m4a The intricacy of the plan, the thrill of the chase. There’s something so entertaining about “heist” movies. Whether it’s the suave Ocean’s Eleven or the brute The Fast and the Furious, movies about people stealing stuff captivate us from start… Read More