Thursday, April 15, 2021

Chris Berberian

Chris Berberian

Masthead

Contributions

Trapped in an Unrelenting Mind

It’s 9:22 a.m. A frail adolescent boy sits crossed-legged on his bed. His polo shirt, once soft and bright red, is ripped and stained...

To experience or not to experience, that is the quarantine question

In this Covid-19 era, there’s a word you’ve probably heard over and over. It’s a word most of us know intuitively, likely learned by...

The M List: The Scariest Movies of All Time

You lay paralyzed in an ink-black bedroom, eyes glued to the ceiling. All the insignificant sounds of your world amplify around you—the tick, tick, tick of...

How social communication adapts in a pandemic

Nestled in the forests of the Ontario countryside, Professor Rhonda McEwen lounges in a patio chair, book in hand, and basks in the surrounding...

I’m thinking of ending things

We drift through an empty house, when a voice whispers: “I’m thinking of ending things.” It’s a vague phrase, with many implications, none of which...

Instagram is helping us isolate, together

Spring weather shimmers outside, but aside from a brisk walk, you can’t go anywhere or see anyone. Classes are online; convocations are cancelled; and...

Lost Girls remembers society’s forgotten women

A young woman runs along a desolate sideroad, arms flailing, knees buckling. Her world would be pitch black if not for the headlights creeping behind her....

The Hunt: The film Donald Trump doesn’t want you to see

President Donald Trump called it racist; major TV networks stopped showing it; the filmmakers received death threats; and just eleven days later, Universal Studios cancelled it. That...

Rewind: Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

Eyes Wide Shut is an enigma. It’s not quite erotica, it’s not quite thriller. It hit theatres in July, but the story takes place at Christmas. Some...

Parasite’s historic night, from top to bottom

“And the Oscar goes to…” Jane Fonda opens the white envelope. The crowd hums and hushes, dissipating into shared silence. Fonda looks up and scans the theatre....

Top movies to watch out for in 2020

You sit in the library, warm coffee in hand, and scour the endless rows of movies on Netflix. Twenty minutes pass. Your eyelids grow heavy and...

The Lighthouse makes roommates scary

You trudge up a rickety staircase, luggage in hand, ready to settle down into your new living space. You enter the damp room and notice...

Rewind: Rebecca (1940)

“Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again…” It’s the famous opening line to Alfred Hitchcock’s overlooked masterpiece Rebecca, a wondrous dream that drifts into gothic nightmare....

Trapped in an Unrelenting Mind

It’s 9:22 a.m. A frail adolescent boy sits crossed-legged on his bed. His polo shirt, once soft and bright red, is ripped and stained...

To experience or not to experience, that is the quarantine question

In this Covid-19 era, there’s a word you’ve probably heard over and over. It’s a word most of us know intuitively, likely learned by...

The M List: The Scariest Movies of All Time

You lay paralyzed in an ink-black bedroom, eyes glued to the ceiling. All the insignificant sounds of your world amplify around you—the tick, tick, tick of...

How social communication adapts in a pandemic

Nestled in the forests of the Ontario countryside, Professor Rhonda McEwen lounges in a patio chair, book in hand, and basks in the surrounding...

I’m thinking of ending things

We drift through an empty house, when a voice whispers: “I’m thinking of ending things.” It’s a vague phrase, with many implications, none of which...

Instagram is helping us isolate, together

Spring weather shimmers outside, but aside from a brisk walk, you can’t go anywhere or see anyone. Classes are online; convocations are cancelled; and...

Lost Girls remembers society’s forgotten women

A young woman runs along a desolate sideroad, arms flailing, knees buckling. Her world would be pitch black if not for the headlights creeping behind her....

The Hunt: The film Donald Trump doesn’t want you to see

President Donald Trump called it racist; major TV networks stopped showing it; the filmmakers received death threats; and just eleven days later, Universal Studios cancelled it. That...

Rewind: Eyes Wide Shut (1999)

Eyes Wide Shut is an enigma. It’s not quite erotica, it’s not quite thriller. It hit theatres in July, but the story takes place at Christmas. Some...

Parasite’s historic night, from top to bottom

“And the Oscar goes to…” Jane Fonda opens the white envelope. The crowd hums and hushes, dissipating into shared silence. Fonda looks up and scans the theatre....

Top movies to watch out for in 2020

You sit in the library, warm coffee in hand, and scour the endless rows of movies on Netflix. Twenty minutes pass. Your eyelids grow heavy and...

The Lighthouse makes roommates scary

You trudge up a rickety staircase, luggage in hand, ready to settle down into your new living space. You enter the damp room and notice...

Rewind: Rebecca (1940)

“Last night I dreamt I went to Manderley again…” It’s the famous opening line to Alfred Hitchcock’s overlooked masterpiece Rebecca, a wondrous dream that drifts into gothic nightmare....

Social Medium

2,303FansLike
453FollowersFollow
1,801FollowersFollow
22SubscribersSubscribe