Guillermo del Toro does not consider his latest feature, Crimson Peak, a horror movie. “It’s a Gothic romance, first and foremost.” But what does that mean? Here’s what you need to know about the genre and where del Toro’s take on it fits in:
What is Gothic romance?
According to the Oxford Dictionary of Literary Terms, the simplest way to put it… Continue reading What You Need to Know About Gothic Romance Before Seeing 'Crimson Peak'
Teresa Giudice has changed her tune for this season of The Real Housewives of New Jersey. Based on her own words, she no longer wants to continue to fight with her sister-in-law, Melissa Gorga — and wants to try
to bring their families back together.
“Not seeing my brother and his family was heartbreaking, but after what Joey and Melissa said at the reunion — that they were moving and didn’t… Continue reading Teresa Giudice: ‘Not Seeing My Brother And His Family Was Heartbreaking’
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Recycling is chic, but is recycling a red carpet dress a fashion faux pas? Carey Mulligan may be pondering that question today after she wore Roland Mouret’s “Carstone” berry red jersey dress twice in a span of two weeks.
The Shame star first stepped out in the girly frock on Jan. 6 during a party in Los Angeles, pairing the… Continue reading Seeing Double: Carey Mulligan Tries the Same Dress Twice
Dr. Conrad Murray
The world may have lost the iconic King of Pop, but on a day in June, 2009, his children suddenly lost their father.
Michael Jackson’s bodyguard Faheem Muhammad testified Wednesday in the Conrad Murray involuntary manslaughter trial, saying that he entered the star’s bedroom minutes after his death and saw Jackson’s two… Continue reading Michael Jackson's Children Wept Upon Seeing Their Dead Father
Dear me! O gracious heav’n above! Never have mine eyes beheld a depiction of depravity more complete and all-consuming as that which is entitled “The Human Centipede, Part the Second: A Dramatic Photoplay”!
What vile mind of man could have conceived such an assemblage of distasteful images, strung together and exhibited by means of a “moving-picture” device?
More pertinently, to what end might an artist so endeavour? Hath… Continue reading A Proper Gentleman from 19th Century England Reacts to Seeing 'Human Centipede 2'