On haunted house films, part one of two
On simulating Stanley Kubrick's film in Doctor Sleep and Ready Player One
This week’s newsletter stitches together two texts: one short and one long; one published in 2019, the other published this month.
On the mad master of the French New Wave
Two new excerpts from the Mars Project
On "Escape from New York" ripoffs, forgotten film genres, bad acting, and rise of the carceral state
On "Aelita: Queen of Mars," Aleksandra Ekster, and Martian Communists
A speaking machine, hauntings, an exhibition review, Krapp, and the actor Patrick Magee
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