A camp anti-capitalist sci-fi comic book romp with Roddy Piper, Kieth David, and Meg Foster. Half social critique, half video game, it’s so daft but so easily lovable.
For the first of my 3 cannibal films I went for Antonia Bird's Ravenous. Easily the best thing so far on this year's Hooptober, I LOVED this movie. On one level it's a great thriller with chilling subject matter and a superb twisting story. On another it's a truly unique experience crammed with character.
From the opening it throws caution to the wind and follows a Nietzsche quote with 'Eat Me'. It's a bold way to warn the audience: this…
This is a bonus film for my Hooptober list and one of the most ambitious thrillers I've seen in ages. Tarsem Singh has a reputation for out-there imagery and The Cell seems to fall somewhere between Jodorowsky, Fincher, and Demme's Silence of the Lambs without having quite the impact of its inspirations. Vince Vaughn is characteristically charismatic, but J-Lo is ace, working her way through the comatose mind of Vincent D'Onofrio's perverse serial killer.
This movie mostly belongs to costume…