80s Horror- Return of the Living Dead

Nineteen noggins get gnawed upon. One of the best horror comedies of the 1980s.

70s Horror- Devil Times Five

WHY THE FUCK DOES ANYONE KEEP AN AQUARIUM FULL OF PIRANHAS AT A SKI LODGE? WHO FEEDS THE PIRANHAS?

Exit The Transformer- an Obituary for Lou Reed

I could reckon an existence of God if I thought God to be like the icon of Lou: omniscient but too hip to ever intervene. Give me a Velvet Underground afterworld.

Captain Phillips- Film Review

Capitalism makes dogs of us all. One of these men has to crumble, and it’s not going to be the one with a navy SEAL team manning his decks.

The Fifth Estate- Film Review

The Fifth Estate is Hollywood’s attempt to winnow a diverse multinational coalition of web activists into a rock band narrative of idealism undone by ego.

Scottsdale International Film Festival, Part One: Twilight of the Snowbirds

From Congress to Decoding Annie Parker, each film that I’d seen was in some way or another about the aging, reconciling themselves to a society that no longer saw a use for them.

El Fantastico Mundo de Juan Orol- Film Review

El Fantastico Mundo de Juan Orol (The Fantastic World of Juan Orol) 94 Minutes, Spanish with subtitles Fair Value of El Fantastico Mundo de Juan Orol: $14.00. It’s a stylish, strange comedy of delusion, about a fascinating man. Film-making requires dedication and obsession, which is why some terrible directors manage to be prolific movie makers despite all […]

Decoding Annie Parker

The end result is a difficult travail, a film that would be too grim to watch were it not for Morton’s luminous and gripping performance. Once again, Bernstein has shown that he can get the optimal performance from a main actress.

The Congress Film Review

It’s a cartoon phantasmagoria, a nightmare of a world where perfect virtual freedom has caused mankind to forsake reality for a childish augmented reality.

Film Review- Insidious Chapter Two

A trite trip through tripe tropes. The parallels to The Conjuring really hold up, another marrowless but riveting medley of the old horror hits. Again we have a well paced mashup of great elements of horror movie classics: there’s Psycho, The Shining, Poltergeist. 100% Recycled classics