Posts by Jonathan Bacon

Why Signs is the ultimate alien invasion film for the Trump era

By Jonathan Bacon

M Night Shyamalan’s claustrophobic tale of aliens landing speaks to the fearful mindset that led to Trump.

How the X-Men franchise echoes The Usual Suspects

By Jonathan Bacon

The legacy of Bryan Singer’s 1995 masterpiece survives in his sprawling mutant odyssey.

The body horror inspirations behind High-Rise

By Jonathan Bacon

Ben Wheatley’s long-time prosthetics supervisor reveals the director’s passion for practical effects.

A brief guide to the best and worst movie cameos

By Jonathan Bacon

Zoolander 2 uses them terribly, but history tells us that the art of the bit part is anything but simple.

Why films about finance are really tales of male impotence

By Jonathan Bacon

The Big Short isn’t alone in equating financial disaster with man’s stunted psyche.

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