Bryant Frazer

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Favorite films

  • Possessor
  • First Cow
  • Lovers Rock
  • Time

Recent activity

  • The Velvet Underground


  • Freaky


  • The Fearless Vampire Killers


  • Free Guy


Recent reviews

  • Malignant



    Not a serious film by any stretch, but distinctive (I don’t know Annabelle Wallis but her performance here is pretty bleak and I like it) with some LOLs and marked by a conceptual brio few horror filmmakers seem willing to chance these days.

  • The Suicide Squad

    The Suicide Squad


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    A crass group of violent brutes keeps the copious, parasitic spawn of an astonishingly beautiful, many-colored creature from overrunning their impossibly ugly world. Cinema!

Popular reviews

  • Possessor



    Opens with a glossy murder sequence that seems to be the jumping-off point for a glossy techno-thriller, as our killer is revealed to be an assassin who operates by taking over the minds of working stiffs who are in a position to be close enough to various VIPs to carry out quick hits. The unlucky prole chews on a bullet as their possessor blinks out of the equation and returns to her own body. And then the film veers into…

  • Neighbors



    At 44, I sometimes feel like I've been growing up for decades while popular culture has been standing still. Radio stations I hear in grocery stores and coffee shops play the same songs that were popular when I was in high school. The comic books and fantasy novels that I read in the 1970s and 1980s (or their derivatives) have become the blockbuster TV and film franchises of the 2010s. Saturday Night Live has been on the air, in sickness…