A Few Thoughts on Pearl

What a year it’s been for horror. When someone tells you there are not original horror movies, please just mention X, Barbarian, and Pearl, among others. I’m still utterly gob smacked by Mia Goth’s performance in Pearl. It’s Oscar worthy, even for the six-minute monologue alone she gives near the end of the m

I’m happy to share my thoughts on Ti West’s Pearl for Signal Horizon and the way that it subverts the American Dream and also nods to The Wizard of Oz, among other periods of American film. You can read the piece here. If you’ve seen the film, please feel free to share your thoughts!

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