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  • The Boy Friend

    The Boy Friend

    ★★★½

    A Marvelous Motion Picture Musical!

  • The Lair of the White Worm

    The Lair of the White Worm

    ★★★½

    You've gotta be very on board Ken Russell's oversexed Catholic shtick (is there no director more schoolboy giddy about phallic imagery than he?) to get on board with this one. Luckily, I couldn't be more tickled pink by such things -- What goofy, gory fun! The MTV video visions are an extra hoot.

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  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ½

    This movie has no soul.

  • Pulse

    Pulse

    ★★★★★

    Upon my first viewing in 2007, Kiyoshi Kurosawa's prophetic film on  loneliness and isolation in the digital age became an instant favorite of mine, marking the first time I was truly terrified of a film (I don't scare easily).

    Though I have watched it several times since, I have never properly written about Pulse. As I believe it to be one of the most vital existentialist works of this young century, I will attempt to write about it now, after…