Intellectual Filth

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: A Portrait of Drug Addiction

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde: A Portrait of Drug Addiction

Tweet “My devil had been long caged, he came out roaring” (Stevenson 79). Many people know the tale of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde at its most basic level; an educated man creates a potion that transforms him into a creature that terrorizes London’s nighttime streets. This is correct in saying but the entire story […]




‘A Serbian Film’: As Art and Commentary

‘A Serbian Film’: As Art and Commentary

Tweet Let me first start off by saying that I think A Serbian Film is a fantastic, thought provoking film. When I first watched it upon its release, (a very close friend of mine got an imported version) I was not disgusted by the film (as many were) but unsure about how I felt. After […]




The Beauty Of Terror: A Visit To The Franz Kafka Musuem in Prague

The Beauty Of Terror: A Visit To The Franz Kafka Musuem in Prague

Tweet The first thing that many people will notice upon entering the courtyard of the Franz Kafka museum in the Malá Strana district of Prague is David Cêrný’s work entitled Proudy (Streams in English A.K.A. Piss). While I’ll admit that seeing some of Cêrný’s work was on my agenda when I visited the Czech Republic […]




The End of the Affair, or, How I Stopped Loving Horror Films

The End of the Affair, or, How I Stopped Loving Horror Films

Tweet I never had “the” moment when it came to horror films, as all the horror film fans I know seem to have. There was never an older sibling or periphery family member who attempted to get into my good graces by allowing me to pull a VHS copy of A Nightmare on Elm Street […]




Year End List-O-Rama!

Year End List-O-Rama!

Because everyone is doing it.




The Best Of The Decade: One Rises Above

The Best Of The Decade: One Rises Above

Tweet As the decade draws to a close, I can’t help but sit back and reflect on the horror films which have become instant classics with me. Mainstream releases such as The Last Exorcism, The Last House on the Left, The Ring; nano-budget independent films like In Memorium, Dawning, The Commune; international imports Martyrs, 28 […]