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  • Aquanoids

    Aquanoids

    ★★★

    Movie Melt sent me here and i’m giving it a schwing from the french dub of Wayne’s World: ”Schwing! Schwiiing! Chapito!”

  • Folies Meurtrières

    Folies Meurtrières

    ★★★

    Be it good or bad... This french no-plot Super-8 wonder feels more genuinly dreamlike (nightmarish) than anything by Lynch or Bunuel. Except you’d have woke up at each killing. Even at less than an hour running time the non-plot starts to get a little monotenous around the half hour mark... But it’s all saved by the surprisingly effective ending. Required viewing for fans of outsider cinema.

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  • The Dungeon Of Harrow

    The Dungeon Of Harrow

    ★★★½

    Very cheap (you will never see a faker bat or a less convincing shipwreck than what this film offers) but surprisingly entertaining gothic. I actually liked it a lot. It's the kinda movie that now seems tailor made for smug jerks to make fun of, Mystery Science-style, mocking its faults (mainly the "home made" low budget feel, which only adds a naive charm in my book) and failing to realise its strenghts: a sense of decay and dread that feels…

  • Herostratus

    Herostratus

    ★★★★½

    An extraordinary, intelligent, dark, dazzling one of a kind movie, ripe for rediscovery after being unavailable for the last 30 or so years. The juxtaposition and montage technique are unlike anything i've seen before and still feel modern and creates an unique kind of, almost scientific surrealism that has very little in common with, say, with Buñuel or Lynch. My only minor complaint are the inserts from an Allen Ginsberg poetry reading, which I felt didn't connect with the other…