A tense gangster crime thriller in the vein of Guy Ritchie. A soft-spoken British tailor (or cutter as he prefers) must use all his wits to survive the night when things with his gangster "friends" head in the wrong direction. Love the tailor, showing you don't need to kick ass all the time to be fierce. His shop, dark and cozy like a cave, I adore it. One of the better movies of the year so far.
An adult pair of siblings, living out their lives in a tiny universe of seclusion and the Wizard of Oz. Until their father passes away and their half-sister arrives to help settle his estate. Big mistake. Feels kind of like a more kooky version of Misery as half-sis ends up stuck in their care and learns just how nutty they are. Would love to get ahold of this on blu one day.
I liked Blood Feast, but this made me 20x happier that I had seen it beforehand. The levels of silly here almost reach Troma and there are so many obviously fake body parts flying left and right! I appreciate that they didn't go for some fake swirly effect when someone got hypnotized, just a wide eyed stare.
That ending is just wild, you got lazer beam eyes shooting people and a loud punk song about a stud pony and a…
It seems like every Michele Soavi film I see just ramps up the greatness. I started with The Church, which I enjoyed, but then I saw The Sect and that just blew it out of the water. Everything I could want in my Italian horror experience, a cult, a satanic baby, random plot choices. Now though, I've seen the ultimate Soavi film! This feels like a leftover gift from my birthday yesterday.