:I see dead pixels:
Some great Cinematography by Steve Annis who's lighting of a number of scenes is just fantastic to behold, and for Grant Sputore's first foray into Directing a major feature film, it's a pretty damned good achievement overall.
It's narrative however only lifts it to an above average Sci-Fi thriller that falters and stumbles towards the finish line. For a small-scale, but well produced film, it's enjoyable enough - just keep your expectations in check for it's coda, because although it…
I like a good documentary, but WOW...I really wasn't expecting this. Like the former Mayor of Antelope states in its opening episode [I paraphrase] 'you couldn't make this up - and if you did, people probably wouldn't believe you anyway.'
On a quiet day in 1981, disciples of an obscenely wealthy religious guru called Bhagwan Rajneesh suddenly appear in a small, conservative town in Oregon - dressed in scarlet with portraits of their leader hanging around their necks. This sudden…
This was a mean-spirited, manipulative movie and at the end of it I just felt pissed off and annoyed I had wasted 2 hours of my life watching it culminating in absolutely nothing.
The last five minutes, [due to what was expressed by Dafoe’s narration] I expected something pretty seismic, but we were even denied that.
The sheer volume of 5 star positive reviews on Letterboxd are as laughable as they are mind-boggling. I understand that people have different tastes,…