Anybody tells you that film isn't thriving in 2022 is simply not watching enough of it.
[Video Essay]: HOTEL POSEIDON’s Gothic Freudian Nightmare
A video essay on the weird, wild, and surreally wonderful HOTEL POSEIDON.
Father Gore’s Year-End Favourites: 2020 Edition
And here they are—look upon them!
Pan’s Labyrinth and the Dark Fantasy of Guillermo del Toro
Pan's Labyrinth. 2006. Directed & Written by Guillermo del Toro. Starring Ivana Baquero, Sergi López, Maribel Verdú, Doug Jones, Ariadna Gil, Álex Angulo, Manolo Solo, César Vea, and Roger Casamajor. Estudios Picasso/Tequila Gang/Esperanto Filmoj/Sententia Entertainment/Telecinco/OMM. Rated 14A. 118 minutes. Drama/Fantasy/War ★★★★★ Guillermo del Toro has one of the most consistently fascinating minds in film today. Ever since I saw …
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Abortion, Halloween, and Oz: Hellions
Hellions. 2015. Directed by Bruce McDonald. Screenplay by Pascal Trottier. Starring Chloe Rose, Robert Patrick, Rossi Sutherland, Rachel Wilson, Luke Bilyk, Peter DaCunha, Emir Hira Mokhtarieh, Nicholas Craig, Sydney Cross, Stephanie Fonceca, Joe Silvaggio, and Karlo William. Storyteller Pictures/Whizbang Films. Rated 14A. 80 minutes. Horror ★★★★1/2 Bruce McDonald has always had my stamp of approval …
Danny Boyle & Leo on The Beach; the Darkness of Paradise
Danny Boyle's underrated film THE BEACH explores an isolated community on a secret island, & how it changes people.
Beauty in the Breakdown: Alex Ross Perry’s Perfectly Uncomfortable Queen of Earth
Queen of Earth. 2015. Directed & Written by Alex Ross Perry. Starring Elisabeth Moss, Katherine Waterston, Patrick Fugit, Kentucker Audley, Keith Poulson, and Kate Lyn Sheil. Washington Square Films. Unrated. 90 minutes. Drama/Thriller ★★★★★ Opening with such a tightly framed shot of Elisabeth Moss' Catherine, Alex Ross Perry completely submerges us immediately into her world. …
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Sightseers a.k.a Caravan Holiday Massacre
Sightseers. 2012. Directed by Ben Wheatley. Screenplay by Alice Lowe & Chris Oram; additional material by Amy Jump. Starring Alice Lowe, Steve Oram, Eileen Davies, Roger Michael, Tony Way, Seamus O'Neill, Monica Dolan, Jonathan Aris, Aymen Hamdouchi, and Tom Meeten. BFI/Big Talk Productions/Film4/Rook Films/StudioCanal. Rated 14A. 88 minutes. Adventure/Comedy/Crime ★★★★★ I'm a hardcore fan of …
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