Hereditary

All we’ve heard is how amazing this film is, and Toni Collette is perhaps my favorite living actress who is not Glenda Jackson, and here she gets to carry a whole movie! And it looked like it had a lot of good parts, and I’m happy to see anything where the horror is quiet and…

Rabid

Since I now have Showtime in addition to the moribund Netflix, I have a new collection of movies on demand, and this was on there. This is early, low-budget David Cronenberg, among his first body horror movies that got attention, before he went mainstream, then respectable mainstream, then avant-garde, where he is now. So let’s…

Final Destination 2

I love the Final Destination films, and while one can have a spirited debate of which one is the best [they’re all good, although 3 may be the weakest], there’s a very compelling argument that this one, second in the series, is the best. And there the DVD was for a mere $2 at the…

Split

So M. Night Shyamalan is one of the few directors I had put on a “never again” list, as in I would simply never again see a movie by him, no matter how good it looked. But then he went away and retooled, and came back with much more humble, low-key movies, and while I…