I’d be remiss not mention Jena Malone’s performance, which many will likely call “brave” and provocative for one scene in particular, but she deserves credit for the less flashy scenes as well. At any given moment the supporting women threaten to steal the movie from the protagonist, which is ironic considering the narrative. Needless to say everyone is well cast, even Reeves who provides much needed humour and levity just by being there.
The Neon Demon is not for the faint of heart (or those with a sensitivity to strobing... Read More
American Horror Story shows no indications of ceasing. After the much-talked-about eighth season, Apocalypse - - a sequel to Murder House and Coven - - it's difficult to envision where the show could go straightaway. How would you top the apocalypse? Fortunately, maker Ryan Murphy isn't short on wild thoughts, so we question he'll experience serious difficulties beating the madness of his past endeavors. It's still early, so we don't have many solid subtleties about American Horror StorySeason 9, however this is what we do know, what we can hypothesize about,... Read More
Black Christmas (1974) Getting stabbed by a unicorn head to the ghostly tune of carolers singing “Silent Night” is probably not how you want to spend Christmas Eve. This pre-Scream holiday slasher claims its victims in a sorority house haunted by creepy phone calls (sans ghost mask), demonic noises, bodies eerily shrouded in plastic wrap, and one perverse killer whose voice alone is enough to freeze your blood. When an unidentified caller keeps repeatedly harassing your entire sorority house with obscene things you can only half-understand (because he sounds like a deranged Donald Duck that... Read More