Crimson staff writer
Harper R. Oreck
Ultimately, “Crimson Peak” is working within a distinct genre: a contemporary fairy tale told through a horror lens, with equal parts Gothic melodrama and gruesome violence.
“Promising Young Woman” failed to deliver on all counts — offering only a reductive and tonally incoherent narrative with a harmful message around violence, survival and justice.
Arts Vanity: Why 'Jennifer's Body' Should be in the American Film Institute's Top 100 Movies of the Last 100 Years
Sure, “Citizen Kane” is a perfectly good movie. Fine. But, as Jennifer would say, “move-on-dot-org, Needy, it’s over.” It’s “Jennifer’s Body”’s turn now.
While at times the litany of characters can be hard to track, “I Hate Suzie” is worth pausing for, even if it takes a moment to get your bearings.
“Grand Army” strives for no-looking-away realism throughout its first season, making the show at once mesmerizing and hard to watch.
From the book’s first line, LoTempio adeptly juxtaposes the reality of violence with its distortion in pop culture.