Tag Archives: Gothic

A Cure for Wellness (2016) Review

7/10 I wanted to see this movie because its premise sounded so intriguing. Mr. Lockhart (Dane DeHaan), a young executive at a financial firm, is sent to the Swiss Alps to retrieve the company’s CEO. The director has gone to … Continue reading

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Oscar Wilde – The Picture of Dorian Gray (1890)

8.5/10 Gothic literature Oscar Wilde the wordsmith is a powerful force of creation. The way he conjures up witticisms and stimulating little insights with a turn of a phrase is still like a bright ray of light a century after … Continue reading

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Crimson Peak (2015)

7.5/10 Director Guillermo del Toro (Pan’s Labyrinth, Hellboy 1&2) tries his hand at gothic romance. Young Edith is charmed by the European aristocrat Mr. Sharpe and eventually moves into his palace, where spooky things occur. Knowing that such stories are … Continue reading

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