Review: Essex County

Essex County by Jeff Lemire My rating: 5 of 5 stars Oh my. For reasons undefined, Essex County is one of the last titles on my Lemire read-through, despite the fact that it is one of his most famous. Now, having finished it, I can see why it is one of his top credits, even … Continue reading Review: Essex County

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A Multitude of Voices: Paul Tremblay’s “A Head Full of Ghosts”

"You have to remember all my stories because there are--there are all these ghosts filling my head and I'm just trying to get them out." Paul Tremblay's "A Head Full of Ghosts" is a novel formed from the meeting of supernatural horror and family drama. Blending past and present, memory and truth, the story finds … Continue reading A Multitude of Voices: Paul Tremblay’s “A Head Full of Ghosts”

Crafting a Plot Twist: or Don’t Lie to Your Audience

Photo by Milada Vigerova on Unsplash Alright, so I recently watched the movie 47 Meters Down - and I have thoughts. My thoughts are about plot twists in general, but they all stem from 47 Meters Down - so there will be spoilers. You have been warned. In brief, 47 Meters Down involves two sisters, … Continue reading Crafting a Plot Twist: or Don’t Lie to Your Audience