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  • American Pie

    American Pie

    ★★★★½

    oh my god

  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    ★★★★★

    Watching it in the dark, on a large screen and from a great transfer - rather than on a bad DVD in the daytime at the library - made the images so much more in-your-face, brutal and inescapable. But it also made me better aware of the film's formal beauty and intelligence, those sweeping cameras and popping colours that are anything but gratuitous. Put together, the gorgeous images and the syncopated editing create a nauseating feeling and a sense of…

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  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    ★★★★½

    Having no experience at all with horror/gore cinema and even less so with horror franchises, I started watching The Texas Chain Saw Massacre without any idea of what to expect at all, except maybe that I'd feel a strong desire to turn it off during the gore scenes. This did happen during the first murder sequence, where the cruelty and suddenness of the killings profoundly disgusted me. The matter-of-fact-ness of the scene however also filled me with a deep sense…

  • Everybody Wants Some!!

    Everybody Wants Some!!

    ½

    I wish I was dead