Sam Fragoso lives in San Francisco and is the founder of Movie Mezzanine. His work has appeared in Interview Magazine, The Dissolve,, Vulture, and The Week. 


Jennifer Kent’s The Babadook doesn’t have a triumvirate of people linked ass-to-mouth or nocturnal specters creeping into suburban homes. Instead, its scares are stylish and sincere.

Being Human

A new play featuring the third U.S. president, and the authors of “War and Peace” and “Tale of Two Cities” ruminates on what makes us human—our aspirations or our actions?