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  • Constantine

    Constantine

    ★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Much like the America of 10+ years later, CONSTANTINE has Nazi hunger re-asserting, evil capitalists teaming up with the supposed 'white knights' to bring about the collapse of civilisation, while the religious get tizzy & the rest smoke & drink themselves into oblivion. & it has a diversity problem. Quick, somebody get a mirror.

  • The Hudsucker Proxy

    The Hudsucker Proxy

    ★★★★

    After watching Friedkin's BUG, I needed something a bit chill. This, as it turns out, was not a bit chill. My heightened readiness for enclosed derangement was immediately engaged by a whirling monstrosity of Americana. Where BUG showed expanding consciousneses unspooling beyond control in the confines of a motel, THE HUDSUCKER PROXY instead revealed the grand metropolis and the tiny awareness of those who pulled its strings, equally mad & lost within their own narratives.
    THE HUDSUCKER PROXY rattles as it…

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  • Surviving Edged Weapons

    Surviving Edged Weapons

    ★★★★★

    A jewelled crown of paracinema, a prize that was never meant for mere mortals, Surviving Edged Weapons comes to us from a golden age of violence & silliness. It was a police training video, created for a professional elite to educate & enlighten. How a man jiggling at the speed of danger, hips flexing & thrusting, was meant to train a police officer in the ways of self defense remains a mystery. There are many mysteries surrounding this film, such as who the…

  • Phenomena

    Phenomena

    ★★★★½

    Phenomena truly is a berserk film. Few films so desperately require a time out, & yet I never wanted it to stop. Atonal rhythms of nature. There are rotting things hidden in those sweet, green, rolling fields.