Michael O'Keefe

I write reviews here & put some of them on YouTube you can also find loads of interviews & some live streams too on my channel

Favorite films

  • The Good, the Bad and the Ugly
  • The Killer
  • Le Samouraï
  • Shaolin & Wu Tang

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  • Lux Æterna

    ★★★★½

  • The Unbearable Weight of Massive Talent

  • Portrait of a Lady on Fire

  • Night Caller

    ★★★★

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  • Lux Æterna

    Lux Æterna

    ‘Lux Æterna,’ represents the end of an era: when Director Gaspar Noé used narcotics to fuel his art, his latest movie ‘Vortex,’ might have Dario Argento as its lead actor but it’s a sober guy movie about an aging couple. This one from 2019 is characteristically spunky, dark & weird it’s a movie that is just under an hour looking at a shoot with sheer chaos on display in a French production with some American actors. There is split screens, seizure…

  • Night Caller

    Night Caller

    The movie ‘Night Caller,’ is a 70s & 80s horror genre love letter bender in the form of a psychic hot line phone call, what I like about the movie is that it uses the astrological dimension to propel its story forward. There are images cut out from genre movies in a la ‘Natural Born Killers,’ which is always cool to see but its the psychic hot line 90s throwback being built into the script in such an interesting way that…

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  • Eeb Allay Ooo!

    Eeb Allay Ooo!

    ‘Eeb Allay Ooo,’ is Prateek Vats debut feature narrative film and it is a fun typical Indian comedy so the regional factor is basically a take it or leave it proposition so if you like this sort of thing you should like this movie if not – it won’t win you over. It tells the story of Anjani who is new to New Delhi and gets a job shooing monkeys away from the streets but o the monkeys are revered…

  • Doors

    Doors

    ‘Doors,’ is like the horror anthology we might not want but need but during the Rona Era, it looks at some weird aliens that reminded me of the ones in ‘Arrival,’ who communicate to us by destroying our psyche. They sort of wedge our memories against each other creating a psychic hurdle you cannot overcome and the destruction of yourself becomes your new identity in a new dark context where resistance is futile. It sounds and feels like the new…