Emilia Barret’s August Streaming Viewer’s Guide

In this post, Vernacular’s resident satirist picks on their favorite shows and movies streaming for the month of August.

Spontaneous Denial

Spontaneous (2020) A Review by Megan Bosarge  If people around you suddenly started blowing up, you might find yourself wondering if each moment was your last. This is the strange and morbid reality of Spontaneous, directed by Brian Duffield.  Mara… Read More ›

What Lies Below

Review by Megan Bosarge Netflix does it again, creeping out audiences with its latest sci-fi thriller, What Lies Below, directed by Braden R. Duemmler. When Liberty Wells (Ema Horvath) returns home from summer camp to find her mother, Michelle (Mena… Read More ›


If pressed to discuss dialogue as a quality of film, the kind that allows the characters to jump off the screen and become someone else, a few choice directors like Robert Altman and Quentin Tarantino come to mind. Justin Benson,… Read More ›