Tragedy begets tragedy, and star-crossed lovers are doomed to obscurity. For centuries, people have found ways to love each other despite obstacles placed in their way. However, finding this love rarely ended with a happily-ever-after. In 2020, the "Lesbian Period Drama" surprisingly became a punchline to a joke, as if many of these features were … Continue reading Fantasia Festival 2021: ‘The Last Thing Mary Saw’ Will Haunt Your Nightmares
Hello all! Thanks for checking out We Bought a Blog and supporting our work! We've worked to compile our reviews of each of the films we've reviewed out of Fantastic Festival 2021, which we've been honored to cover for the second year in a row. Please check out and support the independent filmmakers we've shown … Continue reading Fantasia Fest 2021 Compiled Reviews!
Few films have left the cultural legacy of Ridley Scott's Alien since its release. The seminal work of horror and sci-fi touched on classicism, racism, feminism, and sexual violence through ground-breaking visuals. But, above all else, the creature feature was entertaining as hell, creating involuntary reactions of shock, laughter, and fear at every turn. The … Continue reading Fantasia Fest 2021: ‘Alien On Stage’ Delightfully Spotlights Community Theater