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Anatomy of a First Time Director: A Dark Song

Anatomy of a First Time Director: A Dark Song

Anatomy of a First Time Director: A Dark Song In episode 12 of our Anatomy of Horror series, we explore Liam Gavin’s 2016 debut A Dark Song. A Dark Song A grieving, yet determined mother convinces an angry, alcoholic man to live with her in a dilapidated mansion hours...

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The Anatomy of The Exorcist

The Anatomy of The Exorcist

Anatomy of The Exorcist In both our second and tenth episodes of the Anatomy of Horror series, we explore the depths of possibly the most iconic film of all time The Exorcist. In our second episode, we focus on the theme of loss of faith. The character most associated...

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The Platform

The Platform

During the fascist Franco regime in Spain, Basque nationalists eventually rose to the point of committing domestic terrorism in the name of social change. The Platform aligns with this swift glide into barbarism by showing the flaws in “trickle-down” economics and how human nature can throw a monkey wrench in socialism/communism. When all the food comes from the top, people at the bottom start eating each other.

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