This one definitely got old fast.
Filmmakers are often too scared to set their stories firmly in the present. It is hard to present the grasp that technology has on us ,in a way that doesn’t feel phony. We’re All Going To The World’s Fair manages to to create a earnest portrait of loneliness in modern America and the ways that introversion and technology play a large part.
The film begins with our main character, Casey, performing an initiation ritual to an internet challenge. The opening credits…
Possibly in Michigan is a unique and suffocating experience like nothing else I’ve seen. The deeply unsettling musical numbers and spectral visuals create a singular story that is not without its quirks but is ultimately a horrifying short film. The unnatural robot-like reaction our main characters have to their male tormentors is not only viscerally upsetting but deeply distressing because of the real world implications of stalking and abuse that are shrugged off as “normal”. It’s a must watch, provocative piece of video art.
Crawl is a grimy, fun, creature feature that cuts right to the chase. The setting is effectively scary throughout. It’s really impressive that they were able to show the horror of a hurricane for this budget. The alligators are consistently frightening as well, despite them being a bit unrealistically evil. That’s a big thing with this movie. It’s much more concerned with raw mindless thrills then story, characters or realism. It has the kind of over the top brutality you…