Okay, I'm gonna start this review by just going over the opening scene. Requiem for a Dream opens with Harry (Jared Leto) stealing his mother's (Ellen Burstyn) TV set. And Harry gets very visibly and physically angry at her. He discovers she's put a lock on it, telling the audience that she doesn't trust Harry, and he threatens her till she gives him the key where Harry and his friend Tyrone (Marlon Waynes) take the TV to a nearby pawnshop.…
The Blair Witch Project 1999
I want to laugh. I want to laugh.
―excerpt from Heather Donahue's journal
The Blair Witch Project is the most visionary, most original, most revolutionary horror film since... well since ever maybe. A holistic idea of what cinema could be, about how far the boundaries of art could be pushed. A multi-media project, carefully crafted and developed for years, that uses radical and experimental methods to create a transcendental experience of fear, terror, and nightmares.
Today, the film has largely…
I know I say this a lot but... this is so clearly an allegory for heroin addiction. I mean one of the most iconic images from it is a needle (it's on the poster) and the main character is compelled to do bad things he doesn't want to do because "he can't stop shaking."
Whether Romero intended it or not the metaphor is there and damn near impossible to miss.
The Trial of the Chicago 7 2020
Oh my god…
I have no idea why i decided to watch this now but… holy fucking shit… its so BAD. Like so so so sooooo bad. How is it even possible to be THIS bad?!?
Lib brain at its most extreme.
The Putin Interviews 2017
Stone: Have you seen it? (Dr. Strangelove)
*Next scene is both of them watching Dr. Strangelove*
Stone: You can keep it as a gift
*After Stone leaves the room Putin opens the box of the DVD, only to find that Stone forgot to put the DVD back in the box*
Putin: Typical American gift
Truly, we live in difficult and complex political times.
A very, very, VERY strong contender for the worst movie I've ever seen.
This movie feels like a clash between a seventeen-year-old socially inept new-atheist with a superiority complex, who and then just outright open eugenics. The entire thing feels like your listening to some asshole talking about how dumb, shallow, and vapid people are, but then out of nowhere it will hit you with something like "Life-saving surgeries for poor people are bad because it allows them to have…