When I first heard about this documentary, I thought it would go in the way of so many other retrospective pieces where it's simply fans saying how much they love it. That's not the case at all here. Instead of being a thoughtless document of the fans, this documentary takes an incredibly analytical look at this controversial film and it's problematic director and constructs an interesting redemptive arc for Elizabeth Berkeley. While I would have loved for her to be…
An excellent doc about the creation of one of the most important TV shows that’s ever aired. Just a flood of nostalgia. :) It did seem to end rather abruptly though and without covering some pretty essential elements in the show’s history. But what is here is really great.
Horror Hunt #27 (September 2020): #12
Jerry Goldsmith is a good composer, go watch a movie he's composed for.
This was a really odd little film. The beginning sequence HAD to have been an influence on the stand-up comedy scene in Joker, as it matched in both tone and aesthetic. This is the youngest that I've seen Anthony Hopkins in a film and he was pretty great here. He delivers a very creepy and complicated performance that kept me really…
Horror Hunt #27 (September 2020): #19
I'm good at putting off film so let's all watch a movie you've been putting off/ haven't gotten round to watch yet.
Damn! This one was a ride! Every single performance in this was excellent. This is one of the most effective films at building tension that I've seen in quite a while. It escalates really nicely and gives you moments of relief but then continues building. You get really impressive action sequences in…