23. Actor. Theatre/film graduate of James Madison University. I mostly watch #horror but I'll enjoy pretty much anything.
The Ryan Murphyification of Sleepaway Camp
Imagine wasting a title and premise as great as "a slasher set at a conversion camp called They Slash Them" on a movie this fucking toothless and lame. This could have been campy fun, like But I'm A Cheerleader with gore, or it could have been a subversive act of queer rage, like Sleepaway Camp without the baked-in transphobia. Instead, it's neither. It's a movie about how apparently the correct response to seeing someone…
From the early reviews out of Cannes to recent TikTok challenge that caused a resurgence in the film's popularity, I think Love is a wildly misunderstood film. It's so much more self-aware than people give it credit for, and it's definitely not an accident that Noé's two self-inserts (the literal one and the thematic one) are both shitty people. The most intimate thing about this movie isn't the sex, it's how deeply confessional it is. The "villians" (whether protagonist or…
The Seventh Victim 1943
QUEER CODED HORROR
Dungeons & Dragons: Honor Among Thieves 2023
Pretty fun! Charming, well-directed, enough cool set pieces and jokes that land to keep it entertaining for its whole run time.
It's fine slop!
13: The Musical 2022
Look, I know I mostly talk about horror movies on here, but as I love to mention, I was (and to be honest, still am) a theatre kid. When I was in middle school in the early 2010's I absolutely loved the original Broadway version of 13: The Musical.
Besides the songs being catchy as hell, it was edgy enough that it didn't feel like it was talking down to you. It still kinda felt like a DCOM, but a DCOM…
Director by Night 2022
This is less a documentary about the making of Werewolf by Night and more of a documentary about Michael Giacchino's lifelong passion for making movies.
It's so sweet to watch and really just made me a bigger fan of his.