Tag Archives: Kate Lyn Sheil

September/October 2023 Viewing Diary

I moved in late September. Again. I found a little cozy apartment, the second floor of a little house, with slanted ceilings, little cubbyhole-eaves everywhere, and a big yard. It’s a 10 minute walk to the beach. I found it … Continue reading

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Substack: on The Heart Machine (2014)

On my Substack, I posted a slightly re-worked piece I wrote for the now-defunct (and off the web, unfortunately) site The Dissolve, on Zachary Wigon’s surprisingly harrowing The Heart Machine. When you hear the plot, you might think you know … Continue reading

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For International Women’s Day: Ladies I Love

These women inspire, entertain, challenge, comfort, provoke, or were “there” in my formative years as an inspiration. The list is huge. Below the jump.

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Review: She Dies Tomorrow (2020)

I really loved this. I love Amy Seimetz’s work in general (her first film, Sun Don’t Shine, is excellent). Incredible cast: Kate Lyn Sheil, Jane Adams, Chris Messina, Kentucker Audley, Josh Lucas, Michelle Rodriguez … fascinating premise. I reviewed for … Continue reading

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Present Tense: On director Sophia Takal

I had wanted to write something on Takal’s first two films, Green and Always Shine, long before I had even heard of her Black Christmas remake. I was turned onto her work when I was assigned to review Always Shine … Continue reading

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October 2018 Viewing Diary

Supernatural, Season 11, episode 4 “Baby” (2015; d. Thomas J. Wright) This episode just grows in stature the further away we get from it. It’s quite brilliant. Mandy (2018; d. Panos Cosmatos) I went into Mandy not knowing much about … Continue reading

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