Review: The Invisible Man Captures the Horror of a Woman Unbeleived

Invisible man stories have been around forever, going back as far as Plato’s treatise on government, The Republic. In that book, Plato’s teacher and main character Socrates listens to his chief interlocutor Glaucon tell the story of “The Ring of Gyges,” about a ring that allows its wearer to turn invisible (stop me if you heard…

Think Christian: A Christian Defense of Horror

If you spend enough time on this site, you’ll see that I’m a Christian who loves horror movies. Not everyone gets that, which I understand — horror movies are all about evoking fear, and the basic message of Christianity can be boiled down to “fear not.” But I also believe that learning to move past…

Review: Little Monsters Is a Big Bully of a Movie

In a 2009 episode of the comedy series Flight of the Conchords, New Zealand ambassador to the US Murray Hewitt (Rhys Darby) encounters representatives from the Australian consolate. The Aussies immediately begin ribbing Murray in an aggressive manner, but whenever Murray takes offense, they flash a self-satisfied smile and insist that they’re only joking. “We’re…