Imagine a bad horror film crafted by excellent filmmakers, tech savvy set designers on a budget and one handsome hero with a handful of cheesy one liners that’s sure to make any woman’s heart melt, dead or alive. That’s what you get with Sam Raimi’s 1981 and 1986 cult hit The Evil Dead.
Loving Vincent is a wonderful visual experience that’s worth every penny of its arthouse theater admission cost. It also contains a thought-provoking and nuanced probe into van Gogh’s life, even if executed imperfectly.
Although Suburbicon features a setting ripe for sad contemplations on the depravity of humankind, it instead opts for a take on the troubled family that it is itself troubling.
I think we’ve been dragged through this drain before…
Simple without being simplistic, Night of the Hunter is a film that succeeds remarkably at being both art and entertainment, an effective thriller that also contains compelling themes and thoughtful exploration.
Have you heard this one before? Only a million times, I’m sure. But throw mazes, snakes, and American pride into the equation, and we’re working with another level entirely.
Before Star Lord hit the big screen, there was Emmet Brickowski.