fairytales

Sayaka Murata’s Earthlings and the colour of survival

Making sense of Sayaka Murata's controversial, disturbing dystopic fiction

Published: 15 April 2022 | Last updated: 10 October 2022
15 April 2022

Event Horizon (1997) explained: a devilish game of consequences

Event Horizon goes into the dark beyond – in more ways than one

Published: 15 December 2021 | Last updated: 30 August 2022
15 December 2021

Spencer (2021) explained: Diana, Prisoner of Wales

Spencer explores the privilege and powerlessness behind the royal fairytale

Published: 14 November 2021 | Last updated: 12 September 2022
14 November 2021

The Masque of the Red Death: Poe, pandemics and the Covid connection

Poe’s gothic tale feels like a very modern horror

Published: 16 October 2021 | Last updated: 16 August 2022
16 October 2021

The Shining: Stephen King’s classic horror explained

A deep dive into Stephen King's classic hotel horror novel

Published: 15 August 2021 | Last updated: 11 July 2022
15 August 2021

Passengers (2016) explained: fairy tales in space

A girl, a guy, a glass coffin and happy ever after. Or is it?

Published: 4 July 2020 | Last updated: 8 May 2022
4 July 2020