At the core of every Rob Zombie film exists an unashamed, unabashed, and undying love for the Horror genre. Zombie is one of the few filmmakers working today – and I mean few – who seems to have a grasp on the genre in ways that most filmmakers would wish to have: a bold vision and (notorious and controversial) style, complete understanding of the characters that he creates as he displays both sympathy and disgust for them, and the ability…
Athena, the newest film from Romain Gavras, opens with one of the most impressive and emotionally unsettling openings that I've probably seen all year: a man, a cop, acknowledging the death of his youngest brother (killed in a brutal, racist attack), speaks to a crowd in order to calm their minds and dutifully state that this tragedy will not go unspoken. His brother, a community leader, leads the charge of people who are outraged by this attack and erupt the…
Vincent Gallo has a website where you can buy his sperm. If you’re not aware of this, I plead for you to journey out and give his site a glimpse. But beyond Vincent’s sperm, lies an email.
My ex-girlfriend and I had recently watched Buffalo ‘66 and loved it around this time last year. I would talk to my good friend, Che, about how much Gallo was a problematic artist whom I admired artistically. He asked me if…