I’m just out here trying to rehab my image
Streamed on Netflix [4K]
Been a fan of Flanagan’s since Hush (though I missed both his Haunting series) and I think this is his most complete, successful work I’ve seen yet. The emotion rooted in the character development is hard-hitting and the horror elements are thrilling, not overdone and fascinating. The deeply religious themes explored are, for someone with no relationship to religion at all, super interesting and never feel patronizing. With this, Flanagan feels like he has finally nailed what he…
Streamed on Hoopla
“You want to know why I love movies? Let me show you this South Korean film from Lee Chang-dong...”
I am shook. Also, unplanned, but an excellent side dish to the Murakami book I am currently being enthralled by. The two of them are going to stick with me for a very, very long time.
Seen at AMC River East 21
I went into The Irishman full of skepticism, ready to be underwhelmed. Why?
Because I am a fucking idiot. A moron. An imbecile of unparalleled proportions. Sometimes I have to consider what my mental capacity as a functioning adult out in the world really might be. Tonight, I was smacked in the face with that reality like never before. Initially I was going to be reviewing this for our website but at the…