The Deconstruction of Terence Malick in Knight of Cups

The enigma that is Terence Malick has been discussed with film fans ever since his feature debut, Badlands. The man is a recluse as he avoids interviews, never likes having pictures taken of him, and rarely ever makes public appearances. Many thought we'd never get to see who the man actually was like. That's until … Continue reading The Deconstruction of Terence Malick in Knight of Cups

Interview with Evil: A Few Words with Director Dakota Bailey

Last week we posted our review for My Master Satan: 3 Tales of Drug Fueled Violence. A day or two before that, I sat down with director Dakota Bailey for a few words about his killer debut feature.  L24: Alright a couple basic questions. I usually do interviews one question at a time so it … Continue reading Interview with Evil: A Few Words with Director Dakota Bailey

Sci-Fi Novels We’d Love to See on the Big Screen: Part I

Books adapted for the screen (big or small) tend to create a vocal audience. There’s always concerns about casting the right actors or what plot points might have to be sacrificed. Hollywood isn’t known for its loyalty to the text, but some works don’t translate well to the big screen. There have been a few … Continue reading Sci-Fi Novels We’d Love to See on the Big Screen: Part I

The Dark Societal Reflections in My Master Satan: 3 Tales of Drug Fueled Violence

When I first started watching the new horror anthology film My Master Satan: 3 Tales of Drug Fueled Violence (abbreviated from here on out as MMS), I had zero idea what to expect. Garrett sent me a copy of the screener via email, and I went ahead and added it's director, Dakota Bailey, on Facebook so … Continue reading The Dark Societal Reflections in My Master Satan: 3 Tales of Drug Fueled Violence

The Confused Superficiality of The Neon Demon

It's always a moment of excitement/horror when I notice a new Nicolas Winding Refn film is playing nearby. I embraced his work on Bronson, a hyperkinetic, rage fueled, Clockwork Orange inspired weird-fest. I think Drive is one of the most overrated films of the past ten years and I often half-jokingly describe Only God Forgives as “the best comedy … Continue reading The Confused Superficiality of The Neon Demon