i had always sort of unconsciously blocked this movie from my list of things i'd eventually want to see - the title and poster combination reminded me way too much of the shitty french comedies i unfortunately grew up witnessing on sunday night television that only exist to be racist for 89 minutes and throw a quick "actually, we're all the same and equality is good" in the remaining 60 seconds of runtime. too specific? maybe! you can feel the…
Do you think cruelty is horror? It only makes sense, after all it is a terrible feeling to watch cruel acts, and terrible things tend to be scary. However, in this movie it didn't scare me. It didn't scare me one bit. And that's ok too – horror is a very personal thing, different things get to different people. However, the experience I had watching THE HILLS HAVE EYES did make me think a lot about why something…
speechless. an incredibly strong cast with stellar performances (adele haenel is a personal favorite actress of mine but they're honestly all amazing), it's a draining experience but it's a story we needed to remember. it's so raw, so real, so powerful - i've never been in a theater that was this silent when the credits rolled.
i can't wait for you guys to see this. my favorite film of the year so far.