Grace faces a surreal dreamscape. But what does it mean: life, or death? Or both?
Margot keeps trying to figure out her father. Lacey is caught between two husbands. Jules dreams of her sister.
After believing they’ve left the No-End House, Margot & her friends realise they may never have left.
There is no band.
It is an illusion.
Netflix’s Black Mirror Season 3, Episode 5: “Men Against Fire” Directed by Jakob Verbruggen Written by Charlie Brooker * For a review of Episode 4, “San Junipero” – click here * For a review of Episode 6, “Hated in the Nation” – click here Stripe (Malachi Kirby) dreams of someplace better, a time before whenContinue reading “Black Mirror – Season 3, Episode 5: “Men Against Fire””
HBO’s Westworld Season 1, Episode 2: “Chestnut” Directed by Richard J. Lewis Written by Jonathan Nolan & Lisa Joy * For a review of the premiere, “The Original” – click here * For a review of the next episode, “The Stray” – click here Poor old Dolores Abernathy (Evan Rachel Wood). A voice tells herContinue reading “Westworld – Season 1, Episode 2: “Chestnut””
FEAR X is a stunning look at fear, paranoia, guilt, and the dangerous path on which it can all put us.
A Late Thaw. 2015. Directed & Written by Kim Barr. Starring Michelle Boback, Lucas Chartier-Dessert, Kathleen Fee, Helena Marie, & Ivan Peric. 14 minutes. Drama/Fantasy/Short ★★★★1/2 Over at ChicArt Productions they’re consistently putting out interesting little short independent films. Some are great subversions of genre, others are merely great examples of the genres in whichContinue reading “Short Film Review: A Late Thaw is a Beautifully Dark Look at Grief”
American Psycho. 2000. Directed by Mary Harron. Screenplay by Harron & Guinevere Turner, based on the novel of the same name by Bret Easton Ellis. Starring Christian Bale, Justin Theroux, Josh Lucas, Bill Sage, Chloë Sevigny, Reese Witherspoon, Samantha Mathis, Matt Ross, Jared Leto, Willem Dafoe, Cara Seymour, Guinevere Turner, Stephen Bogaert, Monika Meier, & RegContinue reading “Patrick Bateman: American Psycho(sis), Sexual Deviant, Videotape and Huey Lewis Enthusiast”
Will must face a man who believes himself to be a beast
Ich seh, Ich seh (English title: Goodnight Mommy). 2015. Written & Directed by Severin Fiala & Veronika Franz. Starring Susanne Wuest, Elias Schwarz, and Lukas Schwarz. Ulrich Seidl Film Produktion GmbH. Rated R. 99 minutes. Drama/Fantasy/Horror ★★★★★ This is a film I’ve anticipated ever since first hearing the premise. Almost had sort of a fairytale-like feel toContinue reading “Goodnight Mommy & the Existential Dread of Identity”