Month Archives: May 2021


Gangs of New York: The Fear of Bill the Butcher

Every villain needs a juicy origin story. Bill the Butcher has two, that of his real life basis, William Poole, and the fictional past of the character from "Gangs of New York". Their timelines diverge in many different directions, but both Bills serve as epic representations of the power struggles...

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Se7en: The Diner Scene

"David and I are going to have a baby..." Accompanied by an absolutely miserable expression. She says "going to" as if she's positive about her decision to go through with the pregnancy, but her inflection flips the meaning of her words around. The subtext is...

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