The idea of a sequel pains me. With the exception of The Godfather and Home Alone 2: Lost in New York, I really don't have an overwhelming desire to watch a sequel. Ever. Look at what happened to Paranormal Activities. What started as an incredible film (a film, 1 film, singular), turned into a barrage of annoying … Continue reading Camping
The Gift (2015) Dir: Joel Edgerton When Joel Edgerton sat down and made this film did he literally just think "Hmm....how random and absurd could one plot twist be? Let's find something a bit far fetched, roll with that for a bit, and then, right at the end... lets just fuck shit up completely" Don't … Continue reading Simon’s Bullshit
Every now and again comes a director so mind-blowingly overrated you almost feel compelled to hate them just to level out the playing field a bit. Even though not all of them are as evil and self obsessed as say, Christopher Nolan (just picking names out a hat here guys), you've decided by default that … Continue reading The Visit….sure
Sometimes I go and watch horror movies and I'm all like "meh". The usual haunted house/scary Japanese chick with long hair/young possessed catholic girl/ hillbillies who eat people situation. As a horror fan you get so used to these formulas then eventually you're just like immune...and often jaded...and that's fine I guess, just a bit … Continue reading Deliver us from tired scripts
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.
Poor Beth, all she ever wanted from Daryl was a shoulder to cry on, in fact all she wants to do is cry, and talk about her feelings and then maybe cry some more, but as was made mind-blowingly obvious from the last episode, Daryl is a redneck, and rednecks aren't really into tears, or … Continue reading Jagged little Beth- episode recap
You're a perfectly nice person, with a perfectly lovely family. No-one in your household has a history of mental illness, throws any kind of temper tantrums, or even really argues. Generally the overall tone of your residency is mellow, and you're kind of awesome. And then you move into a big old house with a … Continue reading Posession for beginners. How to avoid moving into a demonic house, and other real estate issues