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  • Angst

    Angst

    ★★★½

    "I had imagined it totally differently. Much, much more dramatic"

    Perfectly sums up my reaction to this. Loved the first half and watching our protag make shit up as he goes along. Second half is a total drag with a shitty synth score to accompany it.

  • Bloodstream

    Bloodstream

    ★★★½

    This is just Scream, but with extra steps.

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  • Cane River

    Cane River

    ★★★★½

    I'm probably rating this too high. This features many common pitfalls of independent filmmaking; poor acting, awkward blocking, could use some tighter editing. But for me it adds to the film's overall charm. Like a handmade present, its a labor of love. The film's soundtrack can best be described as peak black dad mixtape music. So take that as my highest reccomendation.

    When Todd Haynes spoke of the New Queer Cinema movement he cynically admitted that its impact resulted in…

  • So Pretty

    So Pretty

    While the rest of mainstream queer cinema strives for assimilation (Love Simon, Call Me By Your Name, etc) this film is a much needed radical breathe of fresh air.