I’m sad to say most horror movies don’t actually scare me anymore, but there’s nothing like the feeling sitting in a Gaspar Noé movie when the lights dim. Give me more!
My biggest fear is one day making something like Welcome to L.A -- a film that was most likely started with the best of intentions (Robert Altman produced), but plays like an unintentional parody of "serious adult dramas." Writer/director Alan Rudolph does something incredible here: he takes a group of great actors (Spacek, Chaplin, Carradine, Keitel) and he straight-up embarrasses them. A film like this has to be every actor's worst nightmare.
The only reason this wasn't shut off and…
Not having read the source material, I foolishly went into this thinking it would be one of Kaufman's smaller, poppier endeavors. Silly me. Sitting down to this last night after having spent the day driving from San Francisco to Los Angeles on the country's most mundane stretch of highway (I-5) during our current apocalyptic times (wildfires, Trump signs, people not wearing masks at the Taco Bell drive-thru) was surprisingly fitting. This is a Buñuelian full-course meal, not so dissimilar in…