Who knew that Bob Clark's Black Christmas would pave the way for other festive holiday slasher flicks such as Halloween?
I don't think I've ever seen a film use voiceover narration for comedic effect so well. As Ralph recounts the Christmas he tried to convince his parents to buy him a Red Ryder BB gun, he manages to cleverly articulate childhood fantasies that we can all relate to entertaining at one point or another.
Green Room is Saulnier's transition from primary colours to secondary colours.
This time he experiments with a palette of natural and artificial greens, reflecting the true and artificial nature of the characters portrayed in the film. A common thread between this and Blue Ruin is how Saulnier exposes his characters. At first, they seem to have a tough exterior, but traumatic events in the film reveal their true and vulnerable selves.
The Ain't Rights are no exception, a punk band…
Batman v Superman: Yawn of Justice
I went into this movie with pretty low expectations after seeing Man of Steel. It wasn't a terrible movie by any means, but really wasn't that good either. Snyder was given a difficult task of setting up a Justice League movie in only two films, while there was more work done to set up the Avengers. I am still trying to figure out if this could have been a better film, or if Snyder…