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  • Master of the Flying Guillotine

    Master of the Flying Guillotine

    ★★★½

    Eclectic mix of fighting styles, although unfortunately includes some crazy bad brown face and stereotypes for the “foreign” contestants in the tournament. Film breaks down to about 75% fight scenes, 25% plot.

  • Crash

    Crash

    ★½

    Turtles fuck faster than the characters in Crash. AND THERE IS A LOT OF FUCKING. Past the point of being sexy, past the point of being edgy, even past the point of being funny, to the point where I set playback at 2x for the last half hour. Whatever dark edginess was supposed to stem from the sexual fetish with car crashes was eclipsed by the constant low whisper intensity of the dialog and the agonizingly slow soft-core sex scenes.

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  • It Comes at Night

    It Comes at Night

    ★★★★

    World premier screening at Overlook Festival!!! Jesus Christ. So much feels, so much love on this film.

    This is a sit-tense-in-your-chair, hold-your-breath thriller whose slow, suspenseful build climaxes to a heart-rending, intense end where you will either scream in frustration at the film's unanswered mysteries or scream in nihilistic catharsis.

    Technically beautiful. Night scenes are lit practically by lamps, giving a sense of claustrophobia and paranoia. I couldn't help but tense up and 🙈 with each nighttime scene. Q&A with…

  • The Bad Batch

    The Bad Batch

    ★★★★½

    Classic girl torn between two men tale. Who will she pick: cannibalistic artist and daddy Khal Drogo or acid-fueled Dov Charney cult leader Keanu Reeves? Tough choice.