Director, DP and editor in Chicago.
I pretty much only write about stuff I like.
This film is a work of art. Every time I show it to someone new they are consistently blown away by how well executed it is at every turn. The dinner scene never, ever fails to get under your skin.
That’s all I’ve got, pretty much everything good you can say has been said about this film. I love it, you probably love it, share it with a friend because they’ll love it. Makes me wanna eat.
Honestly, it’s both “so bad it’s good” and simultaneously an inventive and groundbreaking horror film. Makes it worth a watch no matter what mood you’re in. Not to mention, the bizarre mashup up of early 60s visuals juxtaposed with images of gore and bloody mayhem are truly bizarre and memorable to this day. If Andy Warhol had directed this movie it’d be in the Library of Congress. There are images (the tongue ripping scene comes to mind) which honestly stand…