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  • Escape Room

    Escape Room

    ★★★½

    Sentence me to the electric chair if need be, but I find Escape Room a more effective response to violence in media than the critically acclaimed Funny Games. A twisted commentary on the way America exploits tragedy, and the way we as a society (I'm sorry) expect, or even demand, survivors to rise up (I swear I'm not joking) stronger than before; neglecting genuine empathy, often robbing them of being able to care for their traumas in the process.

    Possible…

  • High Life

    High Life

    ★★★½

    Warning: Slight spoilers? Mostly out of context though, unless stated otherwise.

    Imagine if you were told 10 years ago that Robert Pattinson would eventually be starring in mostly arthouse films, one of them in which Juliette Binoche acquiring his cum would be a major plot point. I feel like I'd believe it.

    Watching High Life right before I went to sleep was both a bad and brilliant decision. It was a bit too much to comprehend while beginning to doze…

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  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★★★★

    Meticulously crafted and wickedly inhumane, Hereditary is horror at it's most genuine.

    This is a brutally told story of family trauma met with pure, unspeakable evil. Evil that's been tackled in the genre time and time again, but not in this unforgiving manner. It looks you in the eye and assaults every fiber of your being until you are cowering in a corner, begging for something to help, but there's nothing. It eats away at your soul until you become…

  • Tully

    Tully

    ★★★★

    diablo cody's writing is so clever and brutally honest but caring and ugh i love it

    (binge watch united states of tara if you haven't already)