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Author: Penny Folger

Sid And Nancy
Comedy

Just in Time For Valentine’s Day: 5 Dysfunctional Love Stories

Frida Blogger Penny Folger tackles five dysfunctional on-screen relationships in celebration of Valentine's Day.
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Event Recap

Event Recap: Golden Globes Ceremony Watch Party

Frida Blogger Penny Folger recounts her time at the Frida's recent Golden Globes watch party.
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Drama

John Cassavetes’ Gloria: The Female Action Hero and the Reluctant Director

Frida Blogger Penny Folger explores the indie intrigue of John Cassavetes' Gloria.
Spider Baby
Featured / Highlight

Revisiting 1967’s Spider Baby: Its Origins and the Web of Its Many Players

Frida Blogger Penny Folger revisits the original Spider Baby in anticipation of the remake's release.
's Big Adventure
Comedy

Pee-wee Herman: Godhead Among Men

Frida writing team member Penny Folger takes a look back at Pee-wee Herman's Big Adventure in memory of the late, great Paul Reubens.
Tommy
Featured / Highlight

Tommy: A Phantasmorgic Kaleidoscopic Rock Opera that Continues to Stand the Test of Time

Frida writing team member Penny Folger dives into Ken Russell's fantastical rock musical Tommy.
Peeping Tom
Featured / Highlight

The Voyeurism of Peeping Tom

Frida writing team member Penny Folger takes a look at Peeping Tom, Michael Powell's disturbing 1960 thriller.
Triangle Of Sadness 2
Comedy

Class Eruptions: Ruben Ostlund’s Triangle of Sadness

Frida writing team member Penny Folger takes a look at the politics of Triangle of Sadness, Ruben Ostland's 2022 black comedy.
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Drama

Portrait of A Woman Lost: Barbara Loden’s Wanda

Frida writing team member Penny Folger takes a look at Wanda, Barbara Loden's 1970 indie drama.
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Action

A Western in South Central: John Carpenter’s Assault on Precinct 13

Frida writing team member Penny Folger explores the gritty action of Assault on Precinct 13.
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Drama

Merry Christmas, Mr. Kubrick: Eyes Wide Shut

Frida writing team member Penny Folger examines the sensual mystery of Stanley Kubrick's Eyes Wide Shut.
Tales From The Gimli Hospital 2
Art/Experimental

Tales from the Gimli Hospital Redux: Inside the Mind of Guy Maddin

Frida writing team member Penny Folger explores the avant-garde production and themes of Guy Maddin's Tales from the Gimli Hospital Redux.
Prince Of Darkness 2
Featured / Highlight

Science vs. Anti-Gods: John Carpenter’s Prince of Darkness

Frida writing team member Penny Folger takes a look at John Carpenter's cosmic horror film Prince of Darkness.
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Cage Match

Nic Cage, Vampire’s Kiss, and The Birth of a Superstar

Frida writing team member Penny Folger explores the wacky horror of Vampire's Kiss, screening as part of our Cage Match series.
All That Jazz
Featured / Highlight

Dancing Toward Death: Bob Fosse and All That Jazz

Frida writing team member Penny Folger dives into the thematic and narrative threads tying Bob Fosse's All That Jazz together.