The Neon Demon (2016) Dir: Nicholas Refn If you were to see this on Netflix, without knowing anything about it, and toyed with the idea of watching it because the visual was cool, and the bloke who did Drive directed it, then don't watch it. Really, don't. I'm not even really sure if Netflix is the … Continue reading The darkest shade of neon
The Lobster (2015) Dir: Yorgos Lanthimos I've been banging on about this film for weeks because it's very rare I get REALLY excited about something, and basically force everyone around me to watch it like a woman possessed. "Have you seen it yet?" I hissed at my colleagues this morning. I could actually SEE their … Continue reading Lobster Claw
Even though it wasn't actually out that long ago, (fine...its only recently become available on Netflix). I feel that this month's revisited should go to Elijah Wood for acting like a crazy fool. Or Frodo goes Loco as Total film put it. He's actually so mind-blowing crazy in this film its beyond words.The worst part … Continue reading Maniac: Revisted
Everyone pretty much jizzes their pants whenever you talk about Michael Haneke. I've sat through endless conversations with film grads, excitedly discussing how profound Haneke's work is; how his subtle social commentary and take on violence is "unbelievably thought provoking", how his meticulous and flawless filmmaking practices will haunt you for months, and so forth … Continue reading Funny Games Revisted.