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  • Catalina Caper

    Catalina Caper

    ★½

    I've seen this awful "Comedy" but not Gone with the Wind. Not sure what that says about me but there it is. Only watch it with the bots.

  • The Crater Lake Monster

    The Crater Lake Monster

    ★½

    Forgetting to apply the day for night filter is one of my favorite mistakes in a movie ever. The people who were payed to edit the film in post were given a skimpy fee so they couldn't be bothered.

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  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★

    Sometimes it stuns me what films start to become film buff darlings. I'm starting to hear rumblings about this one being great and.. wow. I found the symbolism incredibly surface level. I guess if I didn't know a thing about Christianity it might have been less obvious? I'm curious about that.

    Let's see if I got this right. Javier Bardem is god. Jennifer Lawrence is mother nature. Our first two guests are Adam and Eve. Their children are Cain and…

  • The Seventh Continent

    The Seventh Continent

    ★★★★★

    Michael Haneke is a director that greatly dislikes emotional manipulation. He has said in interview that you have to be careful not to fall into melodrama when you try to entertain an audience. The Seventh Continent is what happens when a director leans so hard into this ideal that they end up with a film that's in a league of it's own. The restraint shown here in the production of this film is unimaginable.

    Let me get this out of…