matt lynch ★★ 2
I haven't seen a movie this thoroughly narrated since the oeuvre of Coleman Francis.
Mild spoilers (probably nothing you didn't already suspect)
. . . . . . . . . . This is basically Ari Aster saying to Neil LaBute, "Motherfucker, THIS is…
Two Cineasts ★★★★½ 5
„...One can't stay out of doors all the time. One needs to come in from the cold...“ (Cyril Cusack as Control)
Hi everybody, this is what James Bond would be…
matt lynch ★★★ 2
I feel like this doesn't take enough slimy glee in its premise of Ernest Borgnine protecting his granddaughter by tormenting some marauding bank robbers in his barn, but honestly it's…
It's a grindhouse-style cannibal film with no actual animal violence, which is all it needs to be in order to be considered the best of its kind. Congratulations, I guess.
matt lynch ★★★★ 3
I'm as surprised as anyone that Steve McQueen made a Jack Hill movie.
Excellent, well executed if semi-predictable "What If?" tale, effectively braiding pop-culture mythology and parental fear into a tautly chilling 90 minutes. Bonus: Top notch gore, highlighted by the best unflinching…
Marcus Gorman ★★½
I want more of these movies—lean, mean, sensibly budgeted (reported at $7 mil, I think)—but once the logline of “What if Superman origin story but as horror film?” is set…
Justin Robert Vinall