This is the first of Jonathan Glazer’s that I’ve had the pleasure of seeing. But after viewing the compelling and powerful Under the Skin, I will definitely be revisiting his other two features. In fact, I went to the DVD rental place down the street, and they had a copy of Birth for only $3.00. Hopefully I’ll be able to watch that and get a review out soon.
The People Under the Stairs | Directed by Wes Craven | Release year: 1991 | Rating: R | Run Time: 1hr 42min As you might have gathered from previous reviews, I really enjoy a good horror film. So when my boyfriend turned The People Under the Stairs on Netflix one Saturday morning, I had to watch. […]
– DISCLAIMER – Just a heads up that there will be spoilers in the article. It should be obvious, considering the title, but I will give the disclaimer anyway. I do mention that a main character dies while briefly discussing the films, but I don’t go into much more detail than that. They are still worth watching, even […]
We Are What We Are | Directed by Jim Mickle | Release Year: 2013 Rating: R | Run Time: 1hr 45min We Are What We Are eschews many traditional horror tropes to create a tragic, cannibalistic family drama. Don’t expect conventional scares or classic villainy from this horror film, but do expect excellent Gothic-esque atmosphere, original […]
Wes Anderson’s continual and much lauded use of artifice and perfectionistic style is not amiss in his latest film, The Grand Budapest Hotel. I have to admit that Anderson’s whimsical artifice often irritates me, but this particular film’s gimmicks are much easier to digest than Anderson’s other recent release, Moonrise Kingdom.