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  • It Follows

    It Follows

    ★★★★★

    There is something altogether menacing and inevitable concerning the way It Follows creates it's shadow over me.

    Dread.

    I think that is the word. Metaphors for sex shaming aside It Follows still seems to me about that ever present constant for us all. Not taxes. The other one. And the tenacious will to power to avoid it.

    I can see how this movie might not be for everyone. It's not "scary" in any sort of traditional sense. It does not…

  • It Follows

    It Follows

    ★★★★★

    There is something altogether menacing and inevitable concerning the way It Follows creates it's shadow over me.

    Dread.

    I think that is the word. Metaphors for sex shaming aside It Follows still seems to me about that ever present constant for us all. Not taxes. The other one. And the tenacious will to power to avoid it.

    I can see how this movie might not be for everyone. It's not "scary" in any sort of traditional sense. It does not…

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  • Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky

    Riki-Oh: The Story of Ricky

    ★★★★½

    I don't really know exactly how to describe the pure joy I got out of this movie. It's a perfect storm of cheesy cliched kung fu plot, horrible production value, over the top gore and violence, ridiculous dubbing, and accidental brilliance. It's like pre Evil Dead Sam Raimi was tasked with doing a Kung Fu adaptation of a Manga and decided to consult with Dead Alive era Peter Jackson on how to properly show the best way to punch someone's…

  • Jack & Diane

    Jack & Diane

    ★½

    This film is a bit of a mess. A lot a bit.

    Diane (Juno Temple) is lost in NY and has misplaced her cell phone and can't call her Aunt Linda for a ride home. She finds herself in a clothing store where she happens upon Jack (Riley Keough) who has an instant attraction to her and helps her out. As their attraction grows Diane has visions of becoming a beast. Meanwhile there are some animated cuts that show hair…