On Popcorn, meta-horror, film fanaticism, Dante, love, and loss of identity.
JoinedMay 28, 2017
Lindsey Romain is a writer and editor. Her work has appeared in Vulture, Fangoria, Vice, Polygon, and more.
Removed from the impossible tangle of time travel, Donnie Darko is really just a mood.
Steven Spielberg’s West Side Story is a a true musical, with brass-cracking orchestration; colors so anodyne they whisper, so blaring they shout; voices that soar and temporize and stay. Within seconds, it necessitates its own existence.
Euphoria is glimpsed through Rue’s wide eyes and is precise in how it captures a mind discombobulated by loss.
Every time I pick up one of Carrie Fisher's books, or turn on Postcards from the Edge, I remember that there are other people like me in this world, living weirdly, just trying to figure it out.
Here is what happens when you let the darkness win.
It's hard to watch Annihilation in a Chicago winter and not feel it on a molecular level.
Laura Palmer has shifted in essence from a silent dead girl to the distillation of David Lynch’s most operatic revelation: that to harness beauty, with its absolute visibility, is to tell the fables of our world, the horror and the fairy tale.
On Heavenly Creatures and female friendship
I haven’t made it over the rainbow—I don’t know that I ever can—but there it glistens in the periphery, beckoning.