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  • The Forest of Love

    The Forest of Love

    ★★★★

    Words and phrases like "disturbing", "horrifying", "insane" and "not for the faint of heart" preceded my initial viewing of this film. While those descriptions are undeniably true, if you're a Sion Sono veteran then some of the imagery on display you have undoubtedly seen before at least to some degree. Having said that, there were more than a few moments that genuinely shocked even somebody used to the auteur's typical content.

    The basic plot outline is that of a conman…

  • Remy's Demons

    Remy's Demons

    If there’s any genre that can benefit from having a low-micro budget, it’s the horror genre. Horror often looks to portray itself in a very raw way that is close to home and the student-project style often can work very well. Take the endless amount of found-footage flicks within the genre as examples.

    Outside of the Hollywood realm however comes movies like Remy’s Demons, directed by Colin Bressler with his third movie on Amazon Prime which, with an actual micro-budget,…

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  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ★★★★½

    Upon thinking of how to put down thoughts into writing regarding Charlie Kaufman's latest, a million thoughts popped up surrounding the best way to describe the experience. Attempting to not use the cliched word of "mindf*ck" considering that this gets thrown around a lot, however if ever there was a piece of cinema that stood up on a table and demanded the use of such word, it would be 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things.'

    Right from the opening scene, 'I'm…

  • Uncut Gems

    Uncut Gems

    ★★★★

    Adam Sandler turns in the jokes and the wigs for a film that sets out to remind everybody that the man does indeed possess dramatic acting chops.

    In Uncut Gems, Sandler is a Jewish-American gambler and jeweler in New York City who owes more gambling debts than there are bad movies in Sandler's filmography. Thankfully, Uncut Gems is not one of them.

    The Sadfie brothers continue to prove that the pair are masterminds of stressful cinema with sweat-inducing scenarios and…