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Stephen Theaker

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Stephen Theaker is the co-editor and publisher of Theaker's Quarterly Fiction. His reviews, articles and interviews have appeared in Interzone, Black Static, Prism and the BFS Journal. His novels are not well-regarded.

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Us | review by Douglas J. Ogurek

It’s unexceptional. It’s brilliant. A mixed review for Us.

Writer/director Jordan Peele follows his captivating directorial debut Get Out with Us, another horror film that has garnered critical acclaim. I wasn’t blown away by the film, but I understand why many others praised it.

The Wilson family’s Santa Cruz vacation goes awry when scissor-wielding evil doppelgängers called “tethers” show up... Read more of this blog post »
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“She did not know then that the price of allowing false opinions was the gradual loss of one's capacity for forming true ones.”
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“We do not like the idea that any other creature can be better than we are. It is highly probable that if we ever have to face a superior race, we will die of it.”
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“Whatever terrific events may inform our lives, it always comes to that in the end; we just want to lie down.”
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