Los Angeles based screenwriter, homosexual, and co-host of Bloodhaus, an arthouse horror podcast.
Really grateful to have discovered Eloy de la Iglesia's teen delinquent films this year. This is thanks to Severin and Altered Innocence who've put in the work to release these and I just love them.
This star's Eloy's muse, José Luis Manzano, star of Navajeros and El Pico, as a teenage boy who gets his best friend's sister pregnant. The three find themselves in progressively dicier and dicier situations, trying to find the money for an abortion.
These movies were…
I'm a big enough snob to think a commercial franchise film can never be truly great, but Scream 6 is pretty fucking great. It does enough with its legacy characters to keep old fans like me happy, but it wisely gives most of its screen time to the young cast, who are uniformly wonderful. In this way, not having Sid in the movie turned out to be a boon (much as I love her.) My complaint with Scream 5 was…
I adored this dark comedy. It isn't really a horror film. It's wholly uninterested in being scary. It's really doing an Agatha Christie whodunit, so the marketing did it dirty a little. The writing is so funny and the performances are too, ESPECIALLY Rachel Sennott, who walks away with this movie.
This movie really nails how some people use mental health/social justice language to talk about themselves non-stop, but it isn't a conservative movie complaining about being "woke." The call is coming from inside. A generation satirizing itself.