The Banshees Of Inisherin – An Exercise In Cultural Self Deprecation
The following piece first appeared on the website Excuse the Blood and is syndicated with the permission of the author. At the time of writing, The Banshees Of Inisherin has earned nine Oscar nominations and ten BAFTA nominations. It has...
Excuse the Blood / 28/01/2023
Review: TFW NO GF: Scapegoating and Alienation in Late Stage Liberalism
Incel: The Career of a Concept A spectre is haunting women, the spectre of the incel. Ironically coined by a woman, the term incel was invented in 1993, merely two years after the World Wide Web became available to the...
Ulick Fitzhugh / 20/05/2020
The Shape of Water’s Vulgar Relationship
The 2018 Academy Award for Best Picture was given to The Shape of Water. This film did not only skilfully prove our elders right by denominating what is vulgar as being related to the vulgus (the throng), it also contributed...
Paul Rodrigue / 11/04/2018