Film Review: BREAKING THE WAVES (1996)

Film Review: BREAKING THE WAVES (1996)

Sep 16, 2018

IMDb: Breaking The Waves (1996) Director: Lars von Trier Stars: Emily Watson, Stellan Skarsgård, Katrin Cartlidge Denmark’s resident l’enfant terrible, Lars von Trier started his filmmaking efforts with his first short in 1967 at age 11. von Trier didn’t become an international art house name until nearly 30 years later. With 6 features under...

Film Review: GUMMO [Harmony Korine Retrospective] (1997)

Film Review: GUMMO [Harmony Korine Retrospective] (1997)

Sep 16, 2018

IMDb: Gummo (1997) Director: Harmony Korine Stars: Nick Sutton, Jacob Sewell, Lara Tosh Unleashed upon indie moviegoers in 1997, Harmony Korine’s now cult classic “Gummo”  is quickly approaching  it’s 20 year anniversary this November. In an era that was churning out successful Indie auteurs at breakneck speed, filmmakers such as Kevin Smith, Quentin...

Video Game Review: Resident Evil 7: biohazard

Video Game Review: Resident Evil 7: biohazard

Mar 22, 2017

RESIDENT EVII. biohazard When it comes to console games for horror fans, the pickings are quite slim. Throughout the past 2 decades one franchise has been the gold standard for horror themed games, and since its introduction in 1996, Resident Evil has been synonymous with the genre. Since it’s release on Sony’s PlayStation console, the gaming...

Review: Nekromantik Comic #1

Review: Nekromantik Comic #1

Feb 10, 2017

Set 20 years after the events of Nekromantik 2, Jörg Buttgereit and Martin Trafford have written what is described by Buttgereit in the opening notes, as “The long awaited sequel”, further explaining that financing of independently produced underground movies is “no longer possible”, hence we have a new Nekromantik in Buttgereit’s...

Film Review: TRASH HUMPERS [Harmony Korine Retrospective] (2009)

Film Review: TRASH HUMPERS [Harmony Korine Retrospective] (2009)

Jun 15, 2016

After Harmony Korine’s awful experiences with Mister Lonely , his complete distaste for working with a large film crew, and the huge financial loss that the film suffered, (budget: 8.2 million, box office: 393,813 dollars) Korine decided to go the D.I.Y. route, and in 2009. Korine released “Trasher Humpers” to the festival circuit, and to the...

Film Review: MISTER LONELY [Harmony Korine Retrospective] (2007)

Film Review: MISTER LONELY [Harmony Korine Retrospective] (2007)

Jun 3, 2016

8 years after the release of Julien Donkey-Boy, and a long stint in rehab, Harmony Korine released MISTER LONELY in a limited capacity. With a screening at Cannes and a budget of 8.2 million dollars the film, although an interesting idea, ultimately falls flat. Co-Written with his brother Avi Korine, Mister Lonely tells the story of a Michael Jackson...