THORNS carries a vulnerability to it that people can exercise brilliantly or stumble with, and for THORNS, it exceeds with its the landing and nails it.
[REVIEW] THE LAST DRIVE-IN WITH JOE BOB BRIGGS SEASON 2, WEEK 1 — CHOPPING MALL AND BLOOD SUCKING FREAKS
The Last Drive-In with Joe Bob Briggs returns to Shudder for its second season, premiering with two cult classics that vary in quality.
Can Evrenol’s weird, campy gorefests are the distraction we need right now. Hide from the pandemic with films evocative of the atmospheric fun of the 90s.
Butt Boy follows anal retentive Chip who lacks enjoyment in his every day life. After receiving a routine prostate exam a desire in him awakens.
[ZINE] MONSTROUS FEMALE FEAR : THE POWER OF SADY BOYLE’S ‘DEAD BLONDES’ AND DAVID CRONENBERG’S ‘RABID’
While the roots of many of the fearful creatures Sady Doyle describes in her book are ancient, the stories of murder by exorcism, etc. are often very recent. It was with this last point in mind that I revisited one of my favorite films, David Cronenberg’s 1977 film Rabid.
The Invitation is nearly perfect to me, but it has always left me craving more in terms of its treatment of the five fascinating women it gives us.
VFW is a neon-drenched trippy thrill ride that you won’t get out of your head. It’s part zombie, full-blown 80s action horror, and a whole lot of fucking fun.
What’s grotesque on the inside usually comes out (or off) in a Twisted Twins flick such as Rabid.. That’s because superficial standards of feminine beauty, threats of sexual violence, and other exterior demands of a patriarchal system distort women’s interior lives. Men make women ugly on the inside. And ugliness will come out, often angrily. The slit, pierced, amputated, and mangled are thus the realest things about these movies. They provide tangible, gory evidence of women’s rage.
Cheng Lai Sheung (played by Josie Ho) evolves from dutiful daughter to mass murderer in Ho-Cheung Pang’s film Dream Home (2010).
Attracted by the welcoming Filipino government, Americans made movies there that they couldn’t make at home. The archipelago became a fertile environment for filmmakers to to let their imaginations run wild!