Author: Aline Dolinh

Aline is currently a student at the University of Virginia. She is very passionate about campy period dramas, female-driven horror films, and obscure Star Wars lore.

The Fantasy and Feminism of Lara Croft

The legendary video game heroine might have originated as a male fantasy, but she's also…

Hitchcock’s Portrayals of Women, Intimacy, and Sexual Violence

Alfred Hitchcock's iconic heroines still haunt our perceptions of modern female fear and desire.

The Mythic Magnificence of ‘Pacific Rim’

The Guillermo del Toro-directed monster movie is packed with giant mech battles and nuclear explosions,…

Watch ‘Phantom Thread’ Reimagined as an ’80s Rom-Com

"Kiss me, my girl, before I'm sick" is the new "You complete me."

The Tense Terror of Get Out’s Oscar-Winning Screenplay

This video investigates how Jordan Peele's Oscar-winning screenplay puts a uniquely unnerving spin on classic…

Star Wars Shouldn’t Need to Get R-Rated to Stay Relevant

It's clear that Lucasfilm is eager to continue expanding the limits of the Star Wars universe. But they…

Why Are Rom-Coms Filled With Impossibly Gorgeous Homes?

Has domestic comfort become the ultimate cinematic fantasy for modern audiences?

41 Years Later, What Does The Original ‘Suspiria’ Show Us?

The 1977 horror classic is still utterly unique in its terror.