Spectre
Contemporary Review / Review

Spectre

by Justin Madore From the December 2015 IssueIn 2012, director Sam Mendes did the impossible for the 23rd entry in one of cinema’s most iconic franchises. With Skyfall, he proved that interesting and innovative stories could be told in the Bond universe, beautifully presenting a surprisingly human narrative with the perfect mixture of action, humor … Continue reading

Crimson Peak
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Crimson Peak

by Justin Madore“Beware of Crimson Peak,” says the ghost haunting young Edith Cushing (Mia Wasikowska). This mysterious warning recedes into her memory, but she never quite forgets. As an aspiring writer, she pens a novel featuring ghosts to submit to a journal. Her father — as well as several publishers — warns her against it. … Continue reading