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  • Annihilation

    Annihilation

    ★★★★★

    Hey all,

    As some of you know, my elderly mother took a nasty fall that left her with a very severe and gruesome leg injury on the 10th. I have been spending all of my free time with her and my dad at the hospital and caring for their house (my poor dad has been spending every night in the hospital with my mom, the man is a saint). I haven't had any time to watch any movies lately and…

  • Christina

    Christina

    ★★★★

    I don't know how to rate this movie. Read the summary. Seriously, read it. Okay, now know that there is so much more awful weirdness happening here. If the Emmanuelle series is Playboy, then this would be Penthouse tastelessly chasing that same demo. One can practically hear Bob Guccione shouting from just off screen for more gratuitous shots.

    The film boldly states out front that "This is first in a series of films based on the international best sellers." That…

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  • King of New York

    King of New York

    ★★★★½

    Abel Ferrara's best looking film. It's a film of dualities.

    The photography captures the contrasts of the decadence of elite Manhattanite dwellings to the filth of the streets. Ferrara's direction teases out the similarities between the two vastly different settings. Then he paints both worlds with a thick coat of sleaze and corruption.

    Scenes are filled with well dressed men who suddenly explode into violence, their blood a fresh color on the grim tapestry of the city. The cops who…

  • Poltergeist III

    Poltergeist III

    ★½

    Drink everytime someone says "Carol Anne".