What is more terrifying: the dark or the vast? According to Mark Z. Danielewski’s House of Leaves, it’s both. Here’s why.
Archive for ‘Media Analysis’
Bright Pain, Dark Feathers: The Use of Black and White Cinema in Horror
Long gone are the days when filming in black and white was the only practical option for directors Still, modern filmmakers sometimes choose to shoot their stories in B&W. Here’s why.
It’s Always Sunny in The Lighthouse: Solitude Kills
I’m sure you’ve seen the memes. It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, “Mac and Dennis Move to the Suburbs.” A screencap of the episode ran through a black-and-white filter. The caption: The Lighthouse (2019).
The Autopsy of Jane Doe: Fear of the Unknown
You are standing at the edge. It is dark. Oh God what was that? A rustle of leaf. That thump: a footstep soft against the dirt or your own pulse twitching? Is there something out there? You need to know.