The Cured: Zombies, Trauma, and Forgiveness

At some point, you have to wonder if the zombie film is going to run out of steam. Just in time for Halloween, Netflix has added the Ellen Page zombie flick, The Cured. Though it premiered last year and saw a limited theatrical release earlier in 2018, The Cured is only now appearing on streaming […]

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Flatliners: A Good Day to Die …Then and Now

Human beings have an innate fascination with death. Sigmund Freud once argued that we are born with a death drive. This drive, thanatos,  was characterized by a reckless pursuit of self-destruction. While horror films often revolve around death, another common theme is humanity’s interference with nature. From Frankenstein to Re-Animator, horror has often explored the […]

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