Now let's talk about the mail. Can we talk about the mail please, Mac? I've been dying to talk about the mail with you all day, okay? Pepe Silvia, this name keeps comin' up over and over and over again. Every day Pepe's mail's getting sent back to me. Pepe Silvia, Pepe Silvia, I look in the mail, this whole box is Pepe Silvia! So I say to myself I gotta find this guy. I gotta go up to his…
What a MESS. Stand out positive quality is the score which is eerie and discordant. Great cinematography also lends the movie a strong presence. Promising start but does not end up in a satisfying place.
Death trip relies on two horror tropes that I truly despise: Showing scenes from end of the film at the beginning to build tension, and a number of "what it just a dream?" sequences. That combined with really poor editing results in a mess of…
This came up in rotation on Netflix this week, and I had never seen it. Bizarre to watch a film, with it's lineage, to have nothing coherent to say about authority, law, technology, or the nature of being human. Convinced this was a psy-op to disguise a pro-authoritarian message, veiled as a "self-aware" sci-fi vehicle. Mega fascism robot, transformers his way around middle class Detroit and everyone cheers? Society owes Verhoeven an apology.
A succinct film about researchers who create a giant murderous brain. Using television the brain begins to sow it's influence and hypnotize the population of a town. Only a single teenager seems immune to it's power. Great creature effects, especially the giant brain, and some eerie touches with the mind controlled town. Campy easy watch.