Gunpowder locates a human drama at the heart of an event codified in history books as a conflict between monoliths.
In 2017, queerness on screen is no synonym for homosexuality writ large, but a strategy of resisting and unsettling categories.
While our political culture grows more repressive and reactionary, horror cinema is growing more diverse.
A sense of autobiography invests these performances with a life force that transcends the direct confines of the screen.
These scenes will be taking up prime real estate within our collective memories for years to come.