Film bits and bobs

Buttercup Bill (2014)

Death always leaves an empty space, previously occupied by the deceased, that those left behind can fill only with memories and mourning. Yet in the first act of Buttercup Bill, … Continue reading

August 27, 2015 · 1 Comment

Eaten Alive (1977)

Frist published by FilmLand Empire Texan filmmaker Tobe Hooper peaked early. Following his freakout debut with the rarely seen hippie time capsule Eggshells (1969), The Texas Chain Saw Massacre (1974) … Continue reading

May 24, 2015 · 2 Comments

Killer Joe (2012)

First published by movieScope Drawn, like William Friedkin’s previous feature Bug (2006), from a play by Tracy Letts, this bucket of southern gothic is a Coen-esque caper of small-town double-crosses that starts … Continue reading

April 22, 2015 · Leave a comment


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