Charlie Fox

It Follows

Charlie Fox on Stranger Things

November 2017

IT’S HALLOWEEN NIGHT, 1984, in the new season of Stranger Things, and police chief Jim Hopper (David Harbour) is talking to a locked door. The show’s telekinetic heroine Eleven (Millie Bobby Brown) is on the other side, age thirteen, reenacting… READ ON

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Who Runs the World?

Charlie Fox on Bruce LaBruce’s The Misandrists

May 2017

“I ALWAYS THOUGHT A PUNK was someone who took it up the ass,” William S. Burroughs once said, and no one has coupled the sodomite with the transgressive hellion more riotously than the Canadian filmmaker, self-styled “pornographic philosopher,”… READ ON

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Divine Comedy

Charlie Fox on John Waters’s Multiple Maniacs

April 2017

“YES, FOLKS, THIS ISN’T ANY CHEAP X-RATED MOVIE OR ANY FIFTH-RATE PORNO PLAY. THIS IS THE SHOW YOU WANT: LADY DIVINE’S CAVALCADE OF PERVERSIONS—REAL ACTUAL FILTH!”  Welcome to the deranged world of John Waters’s Multiple Maniacs (1970): Drag… READ ON

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