Mike Thorn's film criticism has appeared in numerous journals and magazines, including MUBI Notebook, The Film Stage, Vague Visages, and The Seventh Row. His fiction has been published recently in DarkFuse #5, Turn to Ash Vol. 0, and Straylight Literary Arts Magazine. Darkest Hours, his debut short fiction collection, is slated for a November release with Unnerving. For more information, visit his website: mikethornwrites.com or follow him on Twitter @MikeThornWrites.
The very foundation of Lucas’s cinematic philosophy is newness – this comes through in his obsession with technological possibilities, and through his genuinely childlike pursuit of spectacle and wonder. His[…]
Shyamalan’s three films portray an imbalanced and endangered world; they engage to varying degrees with the imagery and anxiety surrounding terrorist attacks in the wake of September 11, 2001, while[…]