Justin Wiese

Justin Wiese

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  • If Looks Could Kill

    If Looks Could Kill

    ★★★½

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I was pretty excited when it's revealed, an hour into the movie, that the guy with the machete on this poster is in fact Jamie Gillis, wearing a casual dad-at-the-lake outfit of light denim and a grey sweatshirt while swinging around a Voorhees sized weapon. An underutilized screen villian for sure, I would have watched a whole franchise staring his character. Overall, this isn't anything special per say, but I enjoyed it, and if you're in the mood for an video-obsessed late 80's NYC erotic thriller, you could do a lot worse. Needs a blu-ray.

  • White Fang

    White Fang

    ★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    The ending of this, featuring Franco Nero and White Fang lovingly embracing in the middle of river, fits completely in the pantheon of ridiculous and absurd Lucio Fulci endings, and ultimately his director hallmarks are surprisingly all over this, down to the excessive violence and dramatic shifts in tone. John Steiner, if only for this and Mannaja: A Man Called Blade, is an all-time shithead villain, so he plays his role perfectly of someone we want to see White Fang…

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  • Spookies

    Spookies

    ★★★★

    As soon as the farting dirt monsters appeared, I knew I was watching something special.

  • Blue Vengeance

    Blue Vengeance

    ★★★★★

    Legitimately shocked why this is so under-seen, and I’m so so glad that Vinegar Syndrome is releasing this next month so more people can experience it. Director John Christian Ingvordsen plays a cop haunted by the death of his partner ten years prior, and when the deranged heavy metal maniac that caused it escapes from prison, it results in a manhunt through dozens of NYC locations. It’s perfectly sleazy, gritty and violent, and it harnesses a wild punk energy that…