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Under the Skin (2014)

Fatal attraction: Scarlett Johansson gives an unnerving performance in Jonathan Glazer’s haunting adaptation…

Beneath the seductive skin of a young woman (Scarlett Johansson) inhabits an alien entity traveling throughout the highlands of Scotland for human prey. 409 more words


Movie a Day 2015 Week 5

Day 29 Movie 30: Justice League: Throne of Atlantis…. I enjoyed it, Scott enjoyed it, just enough fighting for him.

Day 30 Movie 31: Under The Skin… 295 more words


Under the Skin (2013)

Review by Helen Korda

The plot (or what it is about): An alien occupies the body of a woman and drives around Scotland in a mini-van in order to seduce men and lure them into her cabin. 643 more words

Walking Down Memory Lane

The Bechdel Test: Is It Necessary?

Originally conceived in 1985 by cartoonist Alison Bechdel as “a little lesbian joke in an alternative feminist newspaper”, the Bechdel Test has now become the most popular way of checking gender bias in a work of fiction.   507 more words


The Dissolve Podcast #32: The "Ecstatic Truth" Just Means "Lie" Edition

I was honored to be invited to join Tasha Robinson and Keith Phipps to discuss The State of Science Fiction in the movies on this week’s episode of… 37 more words


Under the Skin

Under the Skin is a weird movie to be sure.  Its also an oddly compelling one.    The premise is pretty much like Species; an alien under disguise as a female human seduces victims.  345 more words

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