Tag Archives: Gothic

The Disquieting Guest — Universal Monsters and the Passing of the Gothic

24 Feb

Another week, another story on the attempt by Universal Studios to create a “Monsterverse,” leading to another bit of fretting on my part. I agree with the points in this piece, and I’ve already written about why I think the approach is misguided (at best), but after some online conversation with some friends, I am increasingly of the opinion that Universal’s project would be doomed no matter what the approach. Much as it pains me to admit it, we may be past the era in which any revival of these characters would stand a chance. Continue reading

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#40. Crimson Peak (2015) — A Shoot the WISB Subcast w/ Trish Matson

11 Dec

Gothic romance, freaky houses, and Tom Hiddleston, oh my! In this special, Shaun-free episode of Shoot the WISB, Rachael and David are joined by secret ninja editor Trish Matson for a discussion of Guillermo del Toro’s Crimson Peak.

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Here’s the episode (show notes are below): Continue reading

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