I don't really get Robert Altman. I love 3 Women, but everything else I have seen of his so far hasn't grabbed me. I didn't mind the lack of plot here, but gambling movies tend to bore me. The dialogue and characters weren't interesting enough to get me to look past everything else. The only bit that amused me was their luck in getting mugged 2 times in a row and having the balls to negotiate the second time.
One of the few early Carpenter films I somehow missed has now been rectified and it was the perfect start to my Friday. Not as good as Halloween or Assault or The Thing, but I loved the atmosphere. The creepy glowing fog invading the town, an old wrong doing, a bunch of people getting stabbed with hooks. I love when something horrific creeps in and just takes over a town, where can you hide?
I think I avoided this one for so long cause of the ghost label. I shouldn't have, they are more like revenge-driven zombies without the brain hunger. Love the red glowing eyes!
I liked Blood Feast, but this made me 20x happier that I had seen it beforehand. The levels of silly here almost reach Troma and there are so many obviously fake body parts flying left and right! I appreciate that they didn't go for some fake swirly effect when someone got hypnotized, just a wide eyed stare.
That ending is just wild, you got lazer beam eyes shooting people and a loud punk song about a stud pony and a…
It seems like every Michele Soavi film I see just ramps up the greatness. I started with The Church, which I enjoyed, but then I saw The Sect and that just blew it out of the water. Everything I could want in my Italian horror experience, a cult, a satanic baby, random plot choices. Now though, I've seen the ultimate Soavi film! This feels like a leftover gift from my birthday yesterday.