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  • A Bucket of Blood

    A Bucket of Blood

    ★★★½

    Fine art and horror make a very interesting combo. Few things are creepier than when the lines between muse and victim disappear. It’s especially amusing when the muse supplies all the “talent”. The bite at the beatnik movement adds another fun layer to this satirical horror.

  • The Last House on the Left

    The Last House on the Left

    ★★

    Really not good, but I finally got something out of the last 25 min or so. That plotline should’ve been the bulk of the film.

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  • Alien

    Alien

    ★★★★★

    My second time viewing this reaffirms my love for it. This is my favorite sci-fi and my favorite horror film, and it's not even close for the latter. I could watch this over and over and never get enough.

    The cast is just the right size to have a nice variety of personalities, and still be small enough for them to become near and dear to your heart. This makes you truly feel like a lot is at stake, and…

  • La La Land

    La La Land

    ★★★★½

    This may have been the first time I've ever teared up because of a film's sheer visual beauty. It's possible I would've broken down if I hadn't already seen the teaser trailer. Emma Stone and Ryan Gosling have radiant chemistry. The music is endlessly looping in my head. The only slight I have is that the opening number was cheesy in a way I wasn't at all expecting, which I could see myself forgiving upon rewatch.