Phoenix
Contemporary Review / Review

Phoenix

by Gabriella PakemanNelly Lenz: “I no longer exist. Would you recognize me?” Lene Winter: “You look beautiful.” Nelly: “That’s not the point.” Taken completely out of context, this excerpt of conversation gives the impression of a woman consoling her insecure friend. In all actuality, it serves as the foundation of a story in which a … Continue reading

Jacob’s Ladder
Review / Throwback Review

Jacob’s Ladder

by Gabriella Pakeman From the December 2015 Issue**SPOILERS** Is this reality or the symptoms of an unspeakable terror? This is the question that pervades the life of Jacob Singer, the protagonist of director Adrian Lyne’s psychological horror film, Jacob’s Ladder. Lyne’s film was heavily influenced by a biblical story from Genesis pertaining to the meeting … Continue reading