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How Black Lives Matter in Sidney Lumet’s The Wiz

The Wiz (1978) Directed by Sidney Lumet Home is knowing. Knowing your mind, knowing your heart, knowing your courage. If we know ourselves, we’re always home, anywhere. – Glinda the Good If I’m being honest with you, it’s taken me far too long to write and publish this post. I knew months ago that The Wiz…

Eleanor The Haunting Watercolor Illustration

#16: The Haunting

Netflix delivered. My favorite haunted house movie is here. And lucky for me, it’s quite the fairy tale, and it takes us very nicely into a full weekend of – my favorite favorite – lady horror. Let’s do it. The Haunting (1963) Everybody has a right to run away. I’m not usually one to advocate…

Mister Babadook Watercolor Illustration

#15: The Babadook

You know it’s a fairy-tale when it has its own pop-up book. The Babadook If it’s in a word, or it’s in a book, you can’t get rid of The Babadook. First of all, let it be known that you can in fact own your own copy of Mister Babadook’s book (it was limited edition, and…

Susie Banyon Suspiria Watercolor Illustration

#13: Suspiria

It is by pure, perfect coincidence that I am watching this on the 13th night of October. Good karma, for sure. Suspiria Susie, do you know anything about… witches? Words can’t describe my undying love for this movie. At a time in my life when I watched a lot of basic-bitch Hollywood horror where the…

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