Author Archive: Peyton Brunet

Peyton Brunet is a third-year double major in English and Media & Cinema Studies at DePaul University in Chicago with a passion for horror, The Simpsons, and monstrous women. She has also been published in her high school literary magazine (which she edited for three years, thank you very much).

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Get Out

Get Out

| May 23, 2017

Jordan Peele’s Get Out tackles the myth of a post-racial America head-on. Unlike so many horror movies, Peele chooses to have his social commentary sit out in the open, where his audience has no choice but to interact with it. And unlike so many recent horror movies, Get Out offers very little in the way […]

Twin Peaks: The Return Parts 1 & 2 (MINOR SPOILERS)

Twin Peaks: The Return Parts 1 & 2 (MINOR SPOILERS)

| May 22, 2017

David Lynch is not known to be a man of mercy. His work is unrelenting and impossibly difficult, and he refuses to explain anything. So when episode 1 of the long-awaited Twin Peaks: The Return began with a scene from the original series, I braced myself for a Fire Walk with Me-style screen-shattering surprise. It […]

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