Brett R

*annual Toronto International Film Festival attendee
*Chattanooga Film Festival attendee — go genre film!
*Nashville Film Festival attendee

Favorite films

  • A Ghost Story
  • 2001: A Space Odyssey
  • Once Upon a Time in the West
  • The Crowd

Recent activity

  • Flux Gourmet

  • Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One

  • Crimes of the Future


  • Cannibal Women in the Avocado Jungle of Death

Recent reviews

  • Flux Gourmet

    Flux Gourmet

    Director Peter Strickland pulls up a chair to a poker table. He says, “I’ll see your performance art in CRIMES OF THE FUTURE and raise you a FLUX GOURMET.”

  • Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One

    Symbiopsychotaxiplasm: Take One

    Mesmerizing. There is something taking place here, and it may be brilliant, or a train wreck, or a brilliant train wreck. This is a documentary that points its lenses at a mirror, but it’s like a self-aware, sentient funhouse mirror.

Popular reviews

  • Dawn Breaks Behind the Eyes

    Dawn Breaks Behind the Eyes


    Aesthetically soothing, frightening, trippy, and feverish all in perfect rhythm with whichever atmosphere the scene calls for at the time. Award-worthy music selection on top of it all. It all at once hints of many films that seem to have inspired it, yet like no other film at all: a statement as enigmatic and paradoxical as the narrative within.

  • The Third Saturday in October Part V

    The Third Saturday in October Part V

    Local color and horror go hand-in-hand. When executed like this on a low budget, which is an homage to other low budget slasher flicks that went out and did their thing, this combo charms the heck out of me. Also, the irony and self-awareness as presented here is just the right calibration for a cornball balancing act to hit the mark with me. The only major complaint is that I didn’t wait until the third Saturday in October to watch…