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  • The Great Alone

    The Great Alone 2015

    ★★★ Watched 20 Aug, 2016

    Interesting but fairly straightforward doc. It does spend time examining who Lance is and what drives him, and it's coupled with fun footage captured as it happens and some good photography of the region, but the sum of it all feels fairly expected if you've seen similar docs.

  • Coven

    Coven 2000

    ★★★ Watched 19 Aug, 2016

    Somehow never bothered to watch this before despite the dozen times or so watching American Movie. And I almost wish it could be seen without the context of the other film because there's a lot of promise here. I have seen faaaaaaaaaaaaaaar fucking worse amateur shorts, with this having only some of the stumbling blocks typically seen. It certainly feels like an indie from the mid-90's, but there's a craftsmanship not commonly seen. The high contrast photography is certainly striking…

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  • Reindeer Games

    Reindeer Games 2000

    ★★★½ Added 1

    Fuck you guys. It's fun.

  • Death Ship

    Death Ship 1980

    ★★★★½ Watched 18 Oct, 2014 1

    October Horror Challenge 2014 Movie #50

    I don't understand how hard it is to come across a movie that truly captures a haunted house atmosphere, especially when the good ones like this make it feel so effortless. This is truly haunting at times, even as it works in a familiar genre wraparound. The sense of horror is handled the right way, with things being shown to us but never being overexplained, leaving the mystery of it to play in the…