Posts by Anna Bogutskaya

Elvis

By Anna Bogutskaya

Baz Luhrmann’s sweaty, opulent take on the King of rock ’n’ roll is not a biopic but a fairy tale.

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By Anna Bogutskaya

Ti West creates a new cultural association with ‘Don’t Fear the Reaper’ that’s not Christopher Walken demanding more cowbell.

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Why Britney Spears’ Crossroads is an underrated coming-of-age classic

By Anna Bogutskaya

As it turns 20, we revisit the maligned star vehicle written especially for America’s pop princess.

In praise of Shiva Baby and the Messy Bisexual

By Anna Bogutskaya

Emma Seligman’s growing pains comedy ushers in a new era for bi characters who are not judged on their sexuality.

The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It

By Anna Bogutskaya

The third instalment in the horror franchise gives us a lot of Ed and Lorraine Warren, but not nearly enough Satan.

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How Brendan Fraser invented the modern himbo

By Anna Bogutskaya

His performances in Encino Man, George of the Jungle and Blast from the Past set the blueprint for the buff, unthreatening leading man.

Blood, Hair and Pain: Ginger Snaps at 20

By Anna Bogutskaya

The director, screenwriter and stars of the cult Canadian horror reflect on its legacy as a morbid love letter to teenage girls everywhere.

The Booksellers

By Anna Bogutskaya

The curious world of rare book sellers is the subject of this documentary from director DW Young.

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