Deeply depressed, Ian B. Folivor (Adrian DiGiovanni) hasn’t left his cluttered, filthy apartment in over a year. When his sole companion (a vintage TV set he’s christened “Kent”) dies suddenly, Ian decides to end it all by gassing himself with cleaning chemicals. After he falls from his sink trying toRead More →

Usually when I review movies for this site, I try not to spoil them. Unfortunately, I’ll have to break with that tradition here. Flowers creeped me out for real, and not in a good way. However, I need to unpack the end of the movie a bit before I canRead More →

Order DVD Tough ex-cop Wade Olsen (Jason Williams – probably better known as the titular “Flesh” of Flesh Gordon) is kidnapped by an all-girl gang of bikers known as the Sisters Of Love. They want revenge (Olsen has either busted or killed each of their men) so they stake himRead More →

Order DVD Frank Murdoch (Joel Murray) is a sad, divorced insurance salesman. By night he struggles against insomnia brought on by headaches and his loud mindless neighbours, escaping either into violent fantasies or the sewer of popular television. By day he works with people who are obsessed with the TVRead More →

“It is true that I have sent six bullets through the head of my best friend, and yet I hope to shew by this statement that I am not his murderer.” So begins The Thing on The Doorstep, a short story by the legendary H.P. Lovecraft, now adapted as aRead More →

18 year old Helen (Carla Juri) is eccentric, to say the least. She considers bodily hygiene to be a con, borrows the vegetables from her family’s fridge so she can rate their performance as masturbatory aids, and has a spectacular talent for saying the least appropriate thing at any givenRead More →

Louis (John Hawkes) and Ordell (Yasiin Bey – probably better known as Mos Def) are a pair of petty crooks whose biggest achievement to date is running a pimp over with a van in order to steal his wallet-cash and his hat – but they have big plans. They’ve foundRead More →

Despite producing only six feature films (and a handful of shorts) over the course of his long career, Jacques Tati is one of the most famous and influential French directors and actors of all time. This is particularly impressive given how relentlessly unusual his work was at the time, andRead More →

In a dark underground club, a crowd of men watch women perform various sex acts on stage. A woman walks on stage, naked except for high-heeled platform shoes and carrying a covered silver platter. She puts the platter on the floor, and lifts the cover to reveal a tarantula, whichRead More →

Henry Altmann (Robin Williams) is a middle-aged lawyer, utterly consumed by bitterness and rage. When he goes for a scheduled health checkup, he is enraged to discover that his usual doctor is on leave and he has to deal with a replacement. The replacement doctor, Dr Gill (Mila Kunis) hasRead More →

ORDER DVD When Sue (Angela Punch McGregor) finds out her estranged husband Phil (John Jarrat) is about to be released from prison, she’s terrified. She cleans out the bank account, puts through a call to a friend named Chris (Chris Haywood), packs up her teenage son Damien (Charlie Jarratt, John’s real-lifeRead More →

Ashley Saint (Betsy Rue) is a popular Pornstar, who has worked on everything up to and including violent rape porn. Nonetheless, when her regular director Mike (Don McManus) wants her to work for his site “Lucky Bastard” she flatly refuses. “Lucky Bastard” is a porn site unlike the rest –Read More →

According to the native Yuchi people, the Tennessee river (or in their language The Singing River) is home to the Singing Woman, whose songs contain the wisdom to answer all of life’s questions. Sitting alongside the Tennessee River, Muscle Shoals seems to have absorbed that spirit as a disproportionately vastRead More →