Movie Review: Crimson Peak (2015)

The latest brooding visual fantasia from the visionary mind of Mexican director Guillermo Del Toro is an exceptionally difficult puzzle of a film to define. Crimson Peak is equal parts a throwback to Gothic Victorian romances, a passionate embrace of pseudo-horror fantasy, and a complex web of the director’s personal influences. Del Toro includes nods … Continue reading

Movie Review: The Green Inferno (2015)

“Don’t think–Act,” rants Alejandro (Ariel Levy) in Eli Roth’s latest addition to his exploitation-of-violence cinema entitled The Green Inferno. It’s a line intended to invoke laughter for those willing to see the humor in a group of sanctimonious, privileged college students guided by reactionary emotion rather than thoughtful planning. Donning masks and paraphrasing Saul Alinsky … Continue reading