Months ago, while watching Bride of Re-Animator for the first time, I felt a twinge of pain for the Bride (Kathleen Kinmont) as she tore her heart out and offered it to Dan (Bruce Abbott), while screaming “Is this what you want?” in agony. Her hurt quickly became mine, and that sudden twinge spiraled into ugly-crying through the rest of the movie. The scene was cathartic. Even now as I’m reminding myself of it, I can feel that same lump in my throat.

Dan, The Bride, and Herb

There is something about depression and anxiety that constantly feels like re-learning how to be a person…


Creep 2 is a Rom-Com, deal with it!

(published in Danger Zone Zine)

Recreation of Marina Abramovic’s “Rest Energy”

Desiree Akahavan, star of Patrick Brice and Mark Duplass’s Creep 2, describes the film in the best way possible: “A psychological dick-measuring contest between two sociopaths.”

I’ve become immensely and utterly infatuated with Josef and Sara’s dynamic, it draws me in, it has a real hold on me.

Maybe it’s because they’re two sides of the same coin. The I need to make something great, so I’m gonna do whatever it takes and ignore my set of morals and ethics to get there! coin. It’s fascinating, really…


Welcome to The Juice, a monthly column where we present to you a curated programme of films to tune into each month! This month our programme is Institutionally Absurd!

This edition of The Juice has been put together by Joel Whitaker and Andrea Cordoba

Institutions are a bit like the monolith in 2001. They’re big, ominous, and can have worldchanging effects. They are at once fairly simple to understand and complete mysteries. …


Welcome to The Juice, a monthly column where we present to you a curated programme of films to tune into each month! This month our programme is Panic! At the Coalmine, exploring horror that centres the working class experience.

This edition of The Juice has been put together by Joel Whitaker and Andrea Cordoba

When you’re working class, a lot of the time if you don’t laugh you’ll cry. The same can often be said of horror films, with many franchises over the years eschewing the seriousness of earlier entries to embrace their silliness. …


Examining Horror’s Ability to Deconstruct Existing Power Structures

Syllabus of the Dead! aims to dissect the intricacies of the beloved horror genre, deconstruct the “who’s” and “what’s” of horror, and contextualize fears. This is a syllabus/watchlist for horror fans who want to take a closer look at what horror can do, what it can teach us about histories that have silenced, experiences and identities that have historically been depicted as taboo, and what it can show us about ourselves.

This syllabus is comprised of a total of 12 films and 20 texts (video essays, articles, academic journals) to match. These texts will help support the themes displayed in…

Andy Córdoba

“writer”, multi-media artist, horror connoisseur, unprofessional movie watcher, and monster enthusiast

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