I have created a video review with my thoughts on why It's Such a Beautiful Day is such an effective film:
Under the Skin is one of those rare films so different it can’t help but be divisive. Through the complex narrative shines one of the most stunning, original works to come out this decade, one that fully realizes how to create true cinematic horror.
Under the Skin calls back to quiet works such as Eraserhead or 2001: A Space Odyssey. The fear of the unknown is at the heart of this work, fully showcasing Scarlett Johansson’s alien’s work while never…
Gummo is a film that makes one question what it means to criticize art. Harmony Korine is a skilled technician who creates vile works, exploring the deepest depths of humanity, a place so dark and depressing it probably exists in his mind and nowhere else. Technically profound but narratively exploitive, Gummo is a film that demands being experienced, even if there’s little chance one would walk out truly enjoying the film.
What makes Gummo a work above other trash cinema…