Violet Burns

Violet Burns

Freaky feminist with a found footage heart <3.

Favorite films

  • Be My Cat: A Film for Anne
  • Sympathy for Lady Vengeance
  • Knife+Heart
  • May

Recent activity

  • Kingdom: Ashin of the North


  • A Classic Horror Story


  • Kandisha


  • Psycho Goreman


Recent reviews

  • False Positive

    False Positive


    I applaud this film for highlighting the misogynistic medical atrocities at the bedrock of modern obstetrics/gynecology, but I found the overall arc and execution somewhat wanting.

  • Be My Cat: A Film for Anne

    Be My Cat: A Film for Anne


    I've watched Be My Cat at least 12 times, and I've yet to find the right words to convey my crazed adoration of this hyper-authentic found footage gem. This film is meta to the nth degree, and this intense self-awareness is a strength, not a hindrance (as going meta sometimes can be).

    Tofei is so present in his persona as an abusive, obsessive, and ultimately homicidal director that many friends have expressed genuine concern for the actresses' wellbeing. That's quite…

Popular reviews

  • Horror in the High Desert

    Horror in the High Desert


    HORROR IN THE HIGH DESERT is a super low-budget mockumentary brimming with genre verisimilitude. Its overt play on hackneyed true-crime documentary tropes works pretty well for me as a found footage devotee.

    Much like the true crime docs it emulates, it's definitely commentary-heavy and footage-light, but the skilled cast generally makes it work. The ending felt a bit anticlimactic, but all in all, an enjoyable bit of found footage.