A family face up to the prospect of Armageddon – but should they believe everything they hear?
Film theories: cinema techniques, how to ‘read’ movies, and what makes them work.
Metaphor and transformation in David Cronenberg’s The Fly
Making sense of fun-size houses and larger-than-life horror in Hereditary
Unpacking meaning, mental illness and story signposts in Scorsese’s Shutter Island
For a story about a disembowelling serial killer, The Pale Blue Eye is astonishingly slow
Decoding the three faces of Mrs de Winter in Hitchcock’s Rebecca