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Tim Heidecker Fear Of Death

Tim Heidecker’s ‘Fear of Death,’ Lars von Trier’s ‘Melancholia,’ and the Comfort in Facing the End


There’s an unlikely link between the controversial Danish filmmaker and the absurdist comedian: how they approach human mortality.

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The Mysterious Case of Vanishing Corpses, Explained


Sometimes when characters die, their bodies disappear. Let’s talk about why.

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Courting Cinematic Death


The return of William Sadler’s Reaper to ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’ makes us nostalgic for all those other killer cinematic personifications.

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Death and Beyond: ‘A Ghost Story’ and ‘Enter the Void’


Exploring the afterlife in the work of David Lowery and Gaspar Noé.

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The Most Memorable TV Deaths of 2017


Yeah, there’s going to be spoilers in here.

Game Of Thrones Ned Stark Doomed

25 Signs Your Character is About to Die


If one or more of these applies to you, I’m afraid I have some bad news.

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Dramatic Irony and Character Deaths


We explore the cinematic trope wherein a character dies at the beginning of the plot.

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All Alone is All We Are: ‘Six Feet Under’ and Grief on Television


The HBO series never sugar coated truths about loss and death.

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‘Musca’ is a Dark Comedy about a Man, a Fly, and a Message from the Other Side