'Bad Times at the El Royale': Blood, Suspense and Chris Hemsworth's Abs

Several strangers cross paths at a derelict roadside motel in a time-jumping, twist-filled movie that cleverly deconstructs and remakes its genre. But what’s the message?

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As the automobile became the symbol of American freedom in the 20th century, the roadside inn was an important adjunct to that. It began with Henry Ford, who in 1908 promised an affordable car for all. But the...