Category Archives: Experimental

The allegory of the rave: why Mother!’s greatest twist is its ultimate downfall

Where does one begin to talk about Darren Aronofsky’s most recent effort, Mother!? Much like the process of watching the film, that question sparks countless answers. A hybrid in style of one of his earliest efforts — Requiem for a Dream — and his most celebrated one – Black Swan – Mother!, in short, is a cinematic experience of a

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“Unfriended” takes ambitious risk, makes movie-making history

The year has seen a flock of experimental horror movies grace the screen. From It Follows to Good Night, Mommy (released late last year, wide release this year), film-makers have been expanding the genre to include more elements, envisioning new ways to give what would otherwise be a normal jump-scare a new twist. One trend I’ve noticed in the most recent

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