When I first heard about this documentary, I thought it would go in the way of so many other retrospective pieces where it's simply fans saying how much they love it. That's not the case at all here. Instead of being a thoughtless document of the fans, this documentary takes an incredibly analytical look at this controversial film and it's problematic director and constructs an interesting redemptive arc for Elizabeth Berkeley. While I would have loved for her to be…
Horror Hunt #48 (June 2022): #29
“I am an avid DVD and Blu Ray collector, and I adore the Criterion Collection editions. Today we will watch a horror movie from the Criterion Collection.”
I got a couple days behind at the end. Ugh.
So this was just absolutely incredible. Stunningly beautiful and so stylish. I loved the black cat. Really great performances by the three leads. I really loved the fighting sequences, as well. The editing and shot composition was…
Horror Hunt #27 (September 2020): #12
Jerry Goldsmith is a good composer, go watch a movie he's composed for.
This was a really odd little film. The beginning sequence HAD to have been an influence on the stand-up comedy scene in Joker, as it matched in both tone and aesthetic. This is the youngest that I've seen Anthony Hopkins in a film and he was pretty great here. He delivers a very creepy and complicated performance that kept me really…
Horror Hunt #27 (September 2020): #13
Don't ya wish you were still young, watch a movie that came out when you turned eleven.
This was a fun feminist take on the werewolf film, which is definitely not something I’ve seen before. I really liked the relationship between the death-obsessed sisters whose relationship turns rocky when one becomes a werewolf. It’s got a fun part for Mimi Rogers, too! And you know I’m always down for some fun Mimi Rogers! Anyway,…