Special Columns

Below you can find links to all of the special columns featured on Tales From the Border. The special columns are a series of articles examining a particular facet of film, literature, comics, or television. Expect in-depth analysis of your favourite films, books, and comics; spotlights on your favourite writers, and actors; review series; and much more. The aim is to dig deep into what makes these works tick, and to reveal layers and meaning you maybe didn’t consider before.


Reading the gothic in Jim Jarmusch’s Only Lovers Left Alive (2013)
IT’S ALIVE! The Universal Monsters Saga
The Nights He Came Home – A Halloween Retrospective (Halloween 2015)
Reading post-war masculinity and disability in the films of Lon Chaney