Oh, how interesting!
I didn't realise Queen had split up prior to Live Aid while Freddie fucked off and worked on two solo albums surrounded by a gaggle of nasty, parasitic homosexual stereotypes who fed him drugs and gave him AIDS. I thought Queen were busy on a world tour during 1984 and performing multiple sell-out stadium dates in Bophuthatswana at the height of the cultural boycott of apartheid South Africa in violation of worldwide divestment efforts and for which…
In a sense I find it remarkable that this film was the success that it was. Phantasm is a film that really effectively encapsulates the illogicalities, the erratic narrative, all the peculiarities and the general tone of a nightmare. Indeed, the bright white passageways, the corners and the doorways inside the funeral home, and those fleeting glimpses of cowled figures darting behind headstones in the vast, sunlit cemetery, felt to me like half-remembered…