Mad fun. This movie never takes itself seriously, and that's part of its charm.
US is a hell of a movie that both reveres and rejects genre, pulling obvious influence from horror, sci-fi, and anime films while also forging something very unique and very clearly defined. I won’t mention those references, as they spoil the surprises. The cast kills it (pun intended?) with over the top dual performances which get deep down beneath the skin. The standout is Lupita Nyong’o who carries the dramatic weight of the film - as well as some of…
#FantasticFest Secret Screening was the North American premiere of SUSPIRIA.
At 152 minutes, SUSPIRIA is not going to work for everyone, but for me, something just got knocked out of my top ten list for the year. It features bold, ambitious, shocking decisions that I’m surprised they were allowed to make - and even more surprised to see work so well. The soundtrack by Thom Yorke, the performances, the dances, the textures and the colors, it knocked me off my…