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The Wailing Horror

Why the Horror of ‘The Wailing’ Hinges on Ambiguity


Time to dig into the bones of a film that really lives up to its name.

The Untouchables True Story

The True Story Behind ‘The Untouchables’


Brian De Palma’s 1987 classic plays fast and loose with the facts of Al Capone’s downfall.

Winning Time

A Brief History of the Controversies Around HBO’s ‘Winning Time’


Legendary members of the ‘Showtime’ Los Angeles Lakers are not pleased with the series’ depiction of events.

The Wolf House Horror

How ‘The Wolf House’ Uses Fantasy to Confront the Horrors of History


Warren Zevon be like “awoooo wolf houses of historical trauma.”

Candy Real Story Hulu Series

The Real Story Behind ‘Candy’


Jessica Biel and Melanie Lynskey star in this retelling of the famous ax-killing.

Cinema A To Zeotrope Hugo

From A to Zoetrope: A Look at the Ancestors of Cinema


Before the moving image, there was … the slightly slower moving image.

Moon Knight Episode Jeff Lemire Greg Smallwood

The ‘Moon Knight’ Comic You Should Read After Episode 4


We examine the Jeff Lemire and Greg Smallwood comic that clearly inspired “The Tomb.”

They Look Like People

Our Pick of the Week Looks Like People


Plus 20 more new releases to watch at home this week on UHD, Blu-ray, and DVD!

Star Wars Sam Witwer Darth Maul

How ‘Star Wars: The Force Unleashed’ Sparked Darth Maul’s Redemption


We look back at the video game and consider how voice actor Sam Witwer would eventually redeem The Phantom Menace’s coolest looking character.