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  • Midsommar

    Midsommar

    ★★½

    I want to be as excited as everyone else for Ari Aster's work, and in some aspects I guess I am? I really enjoy his set ups and the way he deals with trauma & grief in the dramatically dominant scenes of both this and Hereditary- but when it comes to the horror elements and I just lose steam hard. In a funny way, I found the plot and set up in this more sound than Hereditary, but the emotional parts…

  • Crawl

    Crawl

    ★★★★½

    I realized this would be a movie for me the moment the first alligator bursts on the screen. Nasty, gross, tense and gory- while still managing to keep a sense of fun and escalation, never resorting to obvious mean spiritedness that is rampant in the genre. What I wanted out of similarly grimy bottle film Don't Breathe- which I HATE. I love animal attack movies, I love camp, I love movies that beat up their main characters.

    Plot is serviceable…

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  • Nude on the Moon

    Nude on the Moon

    ★★★★

    Nude on the Moon, delivers completely on what it advertises. People are nude, they probably were on the moon. What a world we live in, and what a moon they live on. God bless america.

  • Dr. Alien

    Dr. Alien

    ★★★½

    Hey, I did it! I found a David DeCoteau film I actually like! No shitty racist caricatures (at least from what i saw), Decent characters, crazy giant head alien, fun!

    ...Which is nice because I bought this movie blind on VHS. The cover with the giant blue colored alien had always caught my eye.

    The last part of the movie flounders a bit, clearly DeCoteau either didn't know how to end it or just plain ran out of steam- it's…