Who Is Killing the Great Chefs of Europe? 2/09/23
This is the wonderful Jacqueline Bissett as the World's greatest dessert chef, Natasha O'Brien, and the very, very funny English stage veteran Robert Morley as London's most esteemed and arrogant food critic, Maximillian Vandeveer, in a very odd murder-mystery/comedy with some slasher tropes thrown ...
Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery 1/15/23
The idea that Blanc and another character are actually running a ruse on all the other characters to solve a murder we actually don't even know occurred yet is a completely unexpected twist (though it answers most of my head-scratching).
The Harder They Come 1/09/23
I am actually left a little bit confused, I've grown up from a teenager to a 50 year-old, thinking of this movie as some low-budget cult-film, just a curio for stoners and Reggae fans.
And Zendaya has, to me at least, such astonishing on-screen presence that she nearly stole the movie without actually being in it (relatively).
I mean, no one in the movie is actually an actor, they're all just real Rastas, mostly reggae-musicians, and hell, Leroy's wife is actually played by...
I actually thought I remembered reading some ret-con where they claimed that they made it so absurd on purpose as some kind of statement, a satire that maybe I could laugh along with, but after doing some more reading apparently that is not the case, apparently this is just the movie they were tryin...
House of 1000 Corpses 10/23/22
But viewed less a movie and more as an experience, the film offers a certain degree of inspired insanity and a healthy dose of carnival-like madness.
White Zombie 10/02/22
If I was gonna recommend a Bela Lugosi film, other than Dracula, to someone, it would almost certainly be this movie.
A Nightmare on Elm Street 10/01/22
By the time the movie actually slowed down a bit, I wondered, "Jesus, does this movie have literally three maybe even FOUR of the scariest scenes in movie history?