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Entries Tagged as 'Mother/son relationship'

Ulla Harms Does Not Exist

October 25th, 2010 · 2 Comments

As days get shorter, nights get longer and All Hallow’s Eve beckons, I can say that I won’t be wandering the streets dressed as Chewbacca begging for candy. What I can’t say is whether or not at my age, horror movies still have any surprises left in them. In the search for originality, it’d be […]

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Tags: Aliens · Coming of age · Dreams and visions · Father/son relationship · Femme fatale · Mother/son relationship

Passport To the Other World

October 22nd, 2010 · 2 Comments

As days get shorter, nights get longer and All Hallow’s Eve beckons, I can say that I won’t be wandering the streets dressed as Chewbacca begging for candy. What I can’t say is whether or not at my age, horror movies still have any surprises left in them. In the search for originality, it’d be […]

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Tags: Dreams and visions · Interrogation · Mother/son relationship · Murder mystery · Psychoanalysis · Supernatural · Woman in jeopardy

A Woman Everybody’s Used To

September 4th, 2010 · 4 Comments

The Bechdel Test was named for Allison Bechdel, whose comic strip Dykes To Watch Out For in 1985 measured the female presence in movies by employing three criteria: Are there two or more women in it, with names? Do the women talk to each other? About something other than a man? Far too many mainstream […]

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Tags: Ambiguous ending · Drunk scene · Father/son relationship · Mother/son relationship · Psychoanalysis · Road trip · Unconventional romance