Heather O. Petrocelli

On Finally Being Seen: Experiencing Portrait of a Lady on Fire

(Portrait of a Lady on Fire; photo: Pyramide Films)
Heather O. Petrocelli shares the cathartic and transformative power of the film Portrait of a Lady on Fire, directed by Céline Sciamma.   In Portrait of a Lady on Fire, Marianne (Noémie Merlant) tells Héloïse (Adèle Haenel) that it’s not easy to relate music. In fact, it is not easy to relate any of the arts, especially the enveloping ... Read the full article
Heather O. Petrocelli

Heather O. Petrocelli's expertise in film studies and oral history, combined with a lifelong horror obsession, underpins her PhD thesis: Drag Me to Hell: Horror Film Meets Queer Spectatorship, Fandom & Performance at the Manchester Centre for Gothic Studies. Connect with Heather via IG @queerforfear.

Risen Apes: Fortunate Son

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Risen Apes: Secret Sauce

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Secret Sauce,” Park encounters funny characters, talks prescription drugs, and gets drugs in Mexico.

Risen Apes: Ask a Mexican

S.M. Park’s column Risen Apes about being a 70-year-old boomer. In “Ask a Mexican,” Park talks about attending the final NFL football game of the regular season between the Seahawks and 49ers.

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