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  • Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory

    Paradise Lost 3: Purgatory

    ★★★½

    Does what the second film should have done: uses its outtakes from the trials, media, and interviews to deepen our understanding of the case and the parties and the extensive setup/catchup in this film extends the scope to cover more of the cultural background of the town who was becoming more riled up by supposed satanic cult nonsense for a while. We get a better sense of the pressure cooker situation, a better sense of the timelines and scrutiny the…

  • Paradise Lost 2: Revelations

    Paradise Lost 2: Revelations

    ★★

    Undoes a lot of the good work of the first film. I was reminded of MAKING A MURDERER season 2 where the filmmakers are essentially doing a victory lap. A ton of recycled footage catching us up on a world now infatuated with the newest true crime sensation courtesy of this film. It's the filmmakers patting themselves on the back. Fair enough, but their success has locked them out of the courtrooms who now realize what a circus they create…

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  • Eraserhead

    Eraserhead

    Assigning a star rating to this movie would be like grading a Salvador Dali piece with a star rating. It's utterly absurd and simplifies the work to the point of insult. Eraserhead has more in common with a Dali painting than another film at your multiplex, it's a piece of art, not entertainment. I would be more comfortable sitting and watching this in a gallery than a theatre with twelve-dollar popcorn combos.

    People constantly wonder what this or that means,…

  • Cremaster 3

    Cremaster 3

    One of the most fucked up movies I've ever paid thousands of dollars worth of tuition to watch.