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  • Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

    Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

    ★★★½

    Halloween 4: The Return of the Mack!

    So I don't think I ever saw this one as a kid, making it a very refreshing viewing for me last night.
    I went in expecting something on par with a Friday the 13th sequel but was surprised by the unique dream-like atmosphere.

    The reset of atmosphere stems from the focus on little Jamie, Laurie Strode's daughter, and so there's the feeling of a child's nightmare that surfaces throughout.
    There are a lot…

  • Scream 2

    Scream 2

    ★★★★

    Today I went and got an Inferno tattoo with my fiancé who got a cool cartoon clown. Our first tattoos ever actually.
    We then came home and were in need of a serious couch-locking flick. I suggested Scream 4 but within 10 minutes switched to this superior sequel for that ultimate 90's injection.

    I've said this before and I'll say it on my death bed: this movie is deeply flawed but I love it so damn much. I love it…

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  • Mandy

    Mandy

    ★★★★

    Wow, so this is definitely one of the best films of the year and also one of the most Bad Ass yet "poetic" films I have ever seen.
    A film that feels so familiar, like you swear it's indebted to a million films, and YET unlike anything you've ever seen before.

    The story is perfectly simple: a freaky cult kills Nicolas Cage's lover Mandy and now he wants revenge. That's just the basic premise for which Cosmatos endlessly decorates with…

  • Halloween

    Halloween

    ★★★★½

    I don't know why it has taken me so long to revisit this film.
    As soon as I saw little Tommy getting bullied at school, "the boogey man is gonna get you!" hurled at him over and over, I was transported back to being a little kid and watching this movie on a sunday afternoon. Totally Fucking Enthralled.
    It's been at least 10 years, if not way more since I've last seen this though. So I was pretty stoked when…