Sean Mangan

I really like it when animals eat people in movies.

Favorite films

  • Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
  • Alien
  • 12 Angry Men
  • Starship Troopers

Recent activity

  • Amsterdamned


  • The Name of the Rose


  • Gotcha!

  • Das Boot


Recent reviews

  • Amsterdamned



    This movie is really fun. Dick Maas clearly had a blast making this. It’s a sorta half slasher/half 80s cop film about a scuba-suit wearing madman terrorizing the canals of Amsterdam. 

    The film has great pacing. I really enjoyed the murky, 80s grain aesthetics of it. And there’s great speed boat chase at the end. Definitely worth checking out, and it’s streaming on Shudder.

  • The Name of the Rose

    The Name of the Rose


    This movie was 2 things; boring and gross.

    I didn’t hate it. I’m very interested in historical period pieces and I like a cast of 80s character actors. But this thing had some weird vibes going on the whole time and almost put me to sleep.

    Everyone has shaved their head and most of the cast is old, ugly people. Every 10 minutes there’s something disgusting happening, frequently involving a really fat albino man. Ron Perlman’s hair is also a…

Popular reviews

  • Dracula 3000

    Dracula 3000


    I was blown away.

    A modern day masterpiece. Everything is exceptional, but my personal favorite element at play here is the Coolio performance. That will stay with me.

  • Dave Chappelle: Live in Real Life

    Dave Chappelle: Live in Real Life


    Yellow Springs is a strange place. I’ve lived about 20 minutes away from it my entire life, and while it can make for an enjoyable afternoon, a lot of the people who live there are very difficult to be around. These are people that live in a bubble, and when they try to tell you how to live your life, they often forget about the fact we don’t all live in their magic bubble too. 

    This documentary is strange beast.…