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