Race With The Devil

Satanic Panic Hits The Road in ‘Race with the Devil’


Peter Fonda and Warren Oates combat Satan’s dark ritual with their ceremony of American muscle.

Raw Garance Marillier

‘Raw’ and the Grisly Rituals of Growing Up


Through the artful presentation and deconstruction of implicit and explicit social mores, filmmaker Julia Ducournau forces us to confront the animal in all of us.

Buffy Polaroids Helpless

The Deadly Patriarchy of ‘Buffy The Vampire Slayer’: “Helpless”


A disturbing ritual, a brutal villain, and some harsh realities make “Helpless” one of the series’ most frightening episodes.