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“Spencer” and the Specter of Gothic Horror

The new film from Pablo Larraín is a claustrophobic blend of biopic, psychological drama, and gothic horror.

Going into Spencer, the new film from Pablo Larraín, I thought I was going to see a traditional biopic, like something that could double as an episode of The Crown. I hadn’t seen the director’s film Jackie, and I…




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Dr. Thomas J. West III

Dr. Thomas J. West III

Ph.D. in English | Film and TV geek | Lover of fantasy and history | Full-time writer | Feminist and queer | Liberal scold and gadfly

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