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  • Martin

    Martin

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    Hooptober 4.0 25/31

    Feels much more amateur than Romero’s other work, but even here his distinct style is apparent as he carefully establishes space and satire at once. Its flaws are mainly narrative, as the script is pretty difficult to follow, but as far as imagery goes this is grade A Romero. It’s no surprise that this is often forgotten when compared to his more traditional narratives and iconic zombies, but Romero was a director who refused to make the…

  • Day of the Dead

    Day of the Dead

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    Hooptober 4.0 24/31 

    One of the few rewatches for me this Hooptober, Romero’s third Dead film had formerly been my least favorite of the trilogy (and indeed, even slightly lower than Land of the Dead). I’m not sure what I was missing before. 

    While it lacks Night of the Living Dead’s raw claustrophobia and emotional power, it is perhaps Romero’s most formally accomplished film in the Dead series. Between the sprawling abandoned city of the opening scene - a scene…

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  • Alien

    Alien

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    Hooptober 28/31

    Film 3/3 from director Ridley Scott

    Well, this is it. I’ve been putting off this review for a while. I’ve seen it a few times since joining Letterboxd. I have a tiny little review of it that I posted early. It’s one of the few films I have rated at 5 stars, and will likely always sit in my top 4 on my profile. It is a defining film for me; not just in my tastes, but how…

  • Yes, God, Yes

    Yes, God, Yes

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    Everyone knows that Titanic was two VHS tapes, not one.