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  • Switchblade Sisters

    Switchblade Sisters 1975

    ★★★ Watched 31 Mar, 2015

    If you go, it's gonna turn out baaaaad!

    Enter into a time machine to be taken back to a world of misogyny, homophobia, astynomiaphobia and just all around anti-authoritarianism with a bit, ok a lot of extremely dated social views... but it ends up being quite a bit of fun despite all that.

    It's probably because of all those things that Switchblade Sisters doesn't have as big a cult following as the bigger exploitation films of the 70s. They…

  • Starring Adam West

    Starring Adam West 2013

    ★★½ Watched 30 Mar, 2015

    I had to do things I wasn't very comfortable doing.
    -Adam West

    Does a great job of somewhat covering Adam West's career up to the 1966 Batman television series... and then his voice acting work in cartoons leading up to Family Guy with a side quest in getting West a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.

    Now West is a great guy with a campy sense of humor, but we all know about his Batman and Family Guy work...…

  • Spring

    Spring 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 29 Mar, 2015

    White people love Italy?

    I went into Spring with a bit of trepidation. First off the only experience I had with writer/directors Aaron Moorhead and Justin Benson was their Bonestorm segment from V/H/S: Viral which had the distinction of being the most annoying short in a batch of bad ones.

    You combine that experience with the description of Spring being a "supernatural horror romance science-fiction film" and I'll be completely honest, I expected a train wreck. It started out…

  • The Drop

    The Drop 2014

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 28 Mar, 2015

    I just tend the bar.
    -Bob Saginowski

    Cousin Marv's Bar... the last bar you'll ever go to if you like it or not.

    Original Review

  • [REC]⁴ Apocalypse

    [REC]⁴ Apocalypse 2014

    ★★★ Watched 28 Mar, 2015

    The situation's changed.

    It doesn't hold a candle to the original [REC] or even it's first sequel, but I still had quite a bit of fun with this one on a B-movie kind of level. A lot of the film is "been there, done that" zombie action, but it's still a well made film as it's Jaume Balagueró's turn to go at it solo in the director's chair.

    The good here includes quite a bit of fan service in…

  • [REC]³ Genesis

    [REC]³ Genesis 2012

    ★★★½ Rewatched 27 Mar, 2015

    Are you filming?

    My first time revisiting this since first watching it in 2012, and not only did I still like it, but I think I liked it even more this time around. If I see [REC]² as the Aliens to [REC]'s Alien, then I think this one might be The Return of the Living Dead to [REC]'s Night of the Living Dead.

    It not only throws the sub-genre of found-footage out the window, but also any reoccurring characters…

  • Drag Me to Hell

    Drag Me to Hell 2009

    ★★★★ Rewatched 27 Mar, 2015

    I beat you, you old bitch!
    -Christine Brown

    Two watches in less then a week. The first re-watch was on Sunday when my step-daughter was bugging to watch something slightly scarier then the last horror film she saw, then tonight she wanted to watch it again because she had a friend over that she had talked up the movie to the whole week at school.

    I was only planning on watching the beginning and then slip away to watch my own horror film, but I ended up watching the whole thing again. Damn you Sam Raimi!

  • [REC]²

    [REC]² 2009

    ★★★★ Rewatched 27 Mar, 2015

    I have to complete the mission.
    -Dr. Ownen

    Another one that I had already reviewed. I seem to enjoy this one more then most. I kinda see it as the Aliens to [REC]'s Alien. The original was much more straight up horror with this one almost being an action/horror.

  • [REC]

    [REC] 2007

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 27 Mar, 2015

    We have to tape everything, Pablo. For fuck's sake.

    I forgot I had already reviewed this film here. On yet another rewatch this is still the best found footage horror film money can buy (I usually hate them). It's tense, the sense of chaos is unlike any other film, the ad-libbing or improvisation makes the film feel incredibly organic and realistic for the most part and you have Manuela Velasco at the center of it all who is surprisingly fantastic.

  • Brain Damage

    Brain Damage 1988

    ★★★★ Watched 26 Mar, 2015 2

    Uh-oh, Brian! Now you're really losing your mind!

    After Hollie Horror pointed out that her favorite Frank Henenlotter film was Basket Case closely followed by Brain Damage, it was enough for me to put this one on my must watch list. Henenlotter films are a rare breed of horror films almost deserving it's own subgenre.

    I really enjoy the Basket Case films along with Frankenhooker. Where some see bad taste, others see horror/comedy genius and then there's some that…

  • After the Wedding

    After the Wedding 2006

    ★★★½ Watched 26 Mar, 2015

    It's too much of a coincidence.
    -Helene Hannson

    Outstanding performances with Mads Mikkelsen unsurprisingly leading the pack. I was slightly disappointed at a central moral dilemma that wasn't explored enough revolving around the rich forcing people to see things their way through unfair manipulation. Otherwise excellent melodrama.

  • A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night

    A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 25 Mar, 2015 2

    I'm Dracula.

    A remarkably atmospheric vampire love story told with the subtlety of an experienced art house director, even though it's actually Ana Lily Amirpour's feature film debut. Shot in gorgeous black and white, it reminded me more then once of Nosferatu visually for other reasons despite the vampires in each film being polar opposites.

    It's also, despite being a vampire love story, the polar opposite of Twilight... on every level.