An American Pickle (2020): Capitalist Propaganda Masked By Buddy Comedy

There seems to be something happening in American Comedy ™ at the moment. A big problem I’ve been having with American Comedy ™ of late is that it feels like there wasn’t any actual filmmaking happening, it’s just one big homogeneous glob of improvisation. No real jokes just people all standing in a room withContinue reading “An American Pickle (2020): Capitalist Propaganda Masked By Buddy Comedy”

Saoirse’s Cult Corner #16: Opera (1987)

In this column, cult columnist Saoirse takes you on a biweekly jaunt through the obscure annals of the cult film world. We’ll touch on everything from Giallo to J-Horror to Wakaliwood & so much more. If it’s a low budget genre film, or even a big-budget flop with a dogged audience, or even an undiscoveredContinue reading “Saoirse’s Cult Corner #16: Opera (1987)”

Saoirse’s Cult Corner #15: A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)

In this column, cult columnist Saoirse takes you on a biweekly jaunt through the obscure annals of the cult film world. We’ll touch on everything from Giallo to J-Horror to Wakaliwood & so much more. If it’s a low budget genre film, or even a big-budget flop with a dogged audience, or even an undiscoveredContinue reading “Saoirse’s Cult Corner #15: A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors (1987)”

Palm Springs (2020): Finding Joy In The End Of The World

So, this is going to be a review about our current moment, or more specifically, the current moment of my peers and I. I know, I know, everyone and their mothers has written about Palm Springs & quarantine but, I want to talk about other things.  So Palm Springs covers what is fast emerging asContinue reading “Palm Springs (2020): Finding Joy In The End Of The World”

Saoirse’s Cult Corner #14: Bamboozled (2000)

In this column, cult columnist Saoirse takes you on a biweekly jaunt through the obscure annals of the cult film world. We’ll touch on everything from Giallo to J-Horror to Wakaliwood & so much more. If it’s a low budget genre film, or even a big-budget flop with a dogged audience, or even an undiscoveredContinue reading “Saoirse’s Cult Corner #14: Bamboozled (2000)”

Saoirse’s Cult Corner #13: Bad Lieutenant (1992)

In this column, cult columnist Saoirse takes you on a biweekly jaunt through the obscure annals of the cult film world. We’ll touch on everything from Giallo to J-Horror to Wakaliwood & so much more. If it’s a low budget genre film, or even a big-budget flop with a dogged audience, or even an undiscoveredContinue reading “Saoirse’s Cult Corner #13: Bad Lieutenant (1992)”

Saoirse’s Cult Corner #12: Cut And Run (1985)

In this column, cult columnist Saoirse takes you on a biweekly jaunt through the obscure annals of the cult film world. We’ll touch on everything from Giallo to J-Horror to Wakaliwood & so much more. If it’s a low budget genre film, or even a big-budget flop with a dogged audience, or even an undiscoveredContinue reading “Saoirse’s Cult Corner #12: Cut And Run (1985)”

Artemis Fowl, (2020) – The Worst Kind of Bad

I exist in two states simultaneously when talking about Artemis Fowl. First of all, there’s the me now, three days after having seen it, tasked with the herculean effort of writing about the piece of shit, and then there’s the me who, once they get started talking about the movie, has it all come floodingContinue reading “Artemis Fowl, (2020) – The Worst Kind of Bad”

Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway, (2020) – The Craziest Film of the Year, and Maybe the Best

There’s a sentiment I often hear at the moment, that there’s a certain era of filmmaking that’s past. Where you could just stumble across a masterpiece and when genuinely strange and brilliant films could get released. People basically jacking off the nostalgia of the 60s and 70s tell me this. I’m looking at you Quentin,Continue reading “Jesus Shows You the Way to the Highway, (2020) – The Craziest Film of the Year, and Maybe the Best”

Your Vice Is A Locked Room & Only I Have The Key, (1972) – Reinventing Gialli

I have seen a lot of these movies. My University dissertation was on these movies. I feel like I can speak from a place of authority on them. So if I was to say that more than almost any other Giallo I keep coming back to Your Vice Is A Locked Room & Only IContinue reading “Your Vice Is A Locked Room & Only I Have The Key, (1972) – Reinventing Gialli”