REview: Mark Of The Devil (2020) | Still Not Lovecraftian

Diego Cohen’s Mark Of The Devil (La Marca Del Demonio) is one of those movies that wants to be Lovecraftian but isn’t (despite the numerous times various deities of his Cthulhu Mythos are mentioned) and is in fact a typical possession story. And that’s okay because it’s not a terrible movie though I would have […]

REview: Altered Carbon (2020) | Season Two

The second season of Netflix’s Altered Carbon dropped Friday of last week and had quite a hurdle to clear. First, it had to make the replacement of Joel Kinneman seem natural (which is hard to do when you take into account that his replacement is Anthony Mackie, an African-American) then they had to make the […]

REview: Uncut Gems (2019) | Addiction Comes In Many Forms

2019’s Uncut Gems was for me a pleasant surprise–though the movie, due to it’s particularly dark subject matter–was not ‘pleasant’ in the typical sense of the word. That’s not to say that it isn’t worth seeing, but it’s very much adult in terms of its language, themes and sensibilities. The movie is a treatise on […]