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  • Vincent Gallo as Flying Christ

    Vincent Gallo as Flying Christ

    ½

    Happy new year everyone

  • Hellraiser

    Hellraiser

    ★★★★

    Upon rewatch, I couldn't help but notice just how much more visceral and effective this was compared to other, similar films.

    In a lot of modern "torture porn" films, it really just feels like it's people mashing and slicing something very "fake", whereas something like Hellraiser makes you actually feel like the human body is being torn to shreds.

    I get a feeling it's a matter of limit-experience that differs these. In the former, violence is impersonal and no limit…

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  • Skin

    Skin

    ½

    A24 does it again

  • Hellboy

    Hellboy

    ½

    I can't wait for all my vulgar auteurist friends to come and tell me this is actually some sort of misunderstood masterpiece, because the day that happens is the day I boycott this site.