Larry Fessenden on Frankenstein, art, and Universal's Dark Universe: "They don't understand horror"

Larry Fessenden’s name is pretty much inextricable from independent horror cinema at this point. Over the course of the past few decades, he’s become not just an omnipresent indie character actor (turning up in everything from You’re Next to Session 9 to Martin Scorsese’s Bringing Out The Dead), but through his…

Set it up: 16 episodes of blind dates, stupid cupids, and at least one perfect match

Competition is in the air, thanks to March Madness, but the return of the dating series has us thinking about perfect pairs instead of an elite eight. Two new comedies, Hulu’s Shrill and Starz’s Now Apocalypse, capture the steep highs and lows of modern dating for folks of all sizes and orientations. Elsewhere,…

The fight against trolls goes beyond Captain Marvel, YouTube, and Rotten Tomatoes

It was as predictable as a lie from Loki: Before Captain Marvel even opened, Rotten Tomatoes was getting bombarded with negative reviews from sexist dipshits trying to tank the latest film in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, because the movie had the temerity to explicitly be a woman’s narrative, and star Brie Larson…