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SKIN ON SKIN: THE TRAGIC CASE OF KATARZYNA ZOWADA

January Sixth, 1999. The nameless captain of the boat named “Los” (“Elk” when translated) was sailing in the Vistula river near in Krakow, Poland. January in the town Krakow is a cold month, the coldest of the year on average. For Krakow, January boast highs of 33.8 degrees Fahrenheit and lows of 23.2 degrees. Aside […]

Midsommar: A Glass Half Full Reflection

This film was directed by Ari Aster, director of Hereditary, another film that was reflected on here on Broadstew. That link —à https://broadstew.com/2019/01/24/hereditary-a-glass-half-full-review/ In the case of Midsommar, the glass is not half full but overflowing. To break the film down seems an impossible task. Since leaving the theatre, the film is the only thing […]

Crimson

My father held my face in his bloodstained hands. Growing up, he never showed me much affection. He was cold, callous and always eager to explain to me that a man had best keep his emotions to himself, lest he wanted to give the impression that he was a sissy. But this night, my father […]