'Shirley' goes sexy and shocking with life of a gothic horror icon

'Shirley' goes sexy and shocking with life of a gothic horror icon

You don’t go into a Shirley Jackson biopic expecting a super fun time. An uncomfortable time, sure. An unsettling time, absolutely. But a blend of thrill, wit, and seduction delivered through an electric ensemble performance that makes you want to bone in a lecture hall? Not so much. 

And yet, that’s what director Josephine Decker‘s Shirley has in store for streamers this weekend. 

Based on Susan Scarf Merrell’s novel of the same name, Shirley takes a fresh look at the legendary writer behind iconic horror stories like The Lottery, The Haunting of Hill House, and We Have Always Lived in the Castle. It’s not a traditional biographical film; it takes substantial liberties to present fiction along with fact. But it is a rip-roaring watch worth every second of its runtime. Read more…

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'Shirley' goes sexy and shocking with life of a gothic horror icon