I LOVE YOU, DADDY

Here we have the most controversial film of 2017, a modest black and white comedy that seemingly overnight went from being one of the year’s most anticipated releases to one of its most reviled

2017: A Look Back in Bedlam

Here we have the latest installment of my Look Back in Bedlam end-of-the-year overview of topics that are of particular interest to this site–and Bedlam, it turns out, was indeed the word for 2017

The Curious Case of Jonathan Demme

The untimely demise of film director Jonathan Demme on April 26, 2017 has inspired a number of obituaries. All, unsurprisingly, have been downright orgasmic about his accomplishments.

LOREN CASS

One of the most interesting independent films of the 00s, a severely uncompromising depiction of despair and desperation in an American suburb

THE CALL OF CTHULHU

One of the more unique films made from the writings of H.P. Lovecraft, a silent movie based on one of the maestro’s most famous stories

THE WOMAN

Despite some pretty glaring missteps, this is one of the most stylish and atmospheric horror films of 2011, a gory yet compelling depiction of American psychosis

WIND CHILL

A solid exercise in minimalism with fine location work, some decent scares, and extremely good performances by its lead actors

WILD AT HEART

This remains one of David Lynch’s most controversial films. A dark and violent romance, it’s quite uneven but still fairly impacting