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  • Poor Pretty Eddie

    Poor Pretty Eddie

    ★★★★½

    A delirious scuzzy hickhothouse opera that feels like if Tennessee Williams got his hands caught in an art-horror threshing machine and his blood mixed with the chaff and its pulp got pressed into a script of the grandiloquent expletives he screamed while dying in the field, Poor Pretty Eddie collapses time and space to reflect the all-consuming trauma of honky horror. That fear of helplessness in a corrupt and backward world ferments like a dead body stuffed into an outhouse…

  • Lisa and the Devil

    Lisa and the Devil

    ★★★★

    Not enough lollipops!

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  • Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Batman and Superman stop fighting because they both realize their moms are named Martha. That actually happens in this movie.

  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★½

    If I see another handheld shaky cam pinned behind a nervous woman as she tromps through a confined space, I'm gonna SCREAM.

    mother! (ugh that pretentious unnecessary lowercase and punctuation) feels like a acidic treatise on the dickhead self-absorbed artistes some naive hero worshippers fall for. Too bad there's a bunch of silly nonsense Biblical imagery of false idols and firstborns and bickering sons to make this movie seem DEEP, man. Gimme a break, Aronofsky. The whole movie plays like…