Keith Phipps

Keith Phipps writes about movies and other aspects of pop culture. You can find his work in such publications as the Ringer, Rolling Stone, Vulture, Decider, Polygon and the Verge. Keith also co-hosts the podcasts 'The Next Picture Show' and 'Random Movie Night' and lives in Chicago with his wife and child. Follow him on Twitter at @kphipps3000.

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How Come Knowing All the Behind-the-Scenes Details Doesn’t Ruin a Movie?

I know exactly the moment when the alien bursts from John Hurt’s chest.  It still shocks me every time: It starts shortly after his character,…

Horror Anthology Shows Have Always Been TV at Its Best/Worst

It takes a lot of digging to find the true roots of Creepshow, a new horror anthology series debuting on Shudder this week. Its most…

Undead Again and Again: Why We Can’t Let Go of Frankenstein’s Monster

Mary Shelley’s 1818 novel Frankenstein: or, The Modern Prometheus has its origins in the gloomy summer of 1816, and a now-famous gathering of vacationing friends…