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Author: Penny Folger

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Featured / Highlight

Relax Don’t Do It: Brian De Palma’s Body Double

Frida Blogger Penny Folger explores the Hitchcockian threads running through Brian De Palma's Body Double.
Phantom Of The Paradise
Comedy

Obstacles Before the Phoenix Could Take Flight: 50 Years of Phantom of the Paradise

Frida Blogger Penny Folger dives into the history and legacy of Brian De Palma's Phantom of the Paradise.
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Comedy

Coming of Age with Teen Vampires: The Lost Boys

Frida Blogger Penny Folger shares her thoughts and background with Joel Schumacher's The Lost Boys.
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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.