The Fly is Cronenberg’s tragi-gooey triumph

The Fly is Cronenberg’s tragi-gooey triumph

by Matt Fleming. This is RETROGRADING, where the dream is over and the insect is awake. THE FILM: The Fly THE YEAR: 1986. At the tail end of the American horror movie movement of the 1970s and early ‘80s, the genre was dominated by comedic thrill rides like...
A god-killer evades justice in Eternus

A god-killer evades justice in Eternus

THIS ADVANCE REVIEW OF ETERNUS #1 CONTAINS MINOR SPOILERS. by Clyde Hall. The persecution of early Christians within the Roman Empire is a well-travelled narrative Via Appia. But the eventual rise of Christianity as the dominant religion of the late Empire and the...