‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ is Quietly Shocking (review)

The Murphys, father Steven (Colin Farrell), mother Anna (Nicole Kidman), and children Kim and Bob, are a typical upper-class family. Everything changes, however, when Steven befriends Martin (Barry Keoghan), a teenage boy whose father Steven couldn’t save on the operating table. Martin becomes obsessed with the family, which brings about horrifying results. Sacred Deer is loosely based on a GreekContinue reading “‘The Killing of a Sacred Deer’ is Quietly Shocking (review)”

‘Koma’ Has a Lot of Heart (and Other Organs) (review)

Chinese movie, AKA Gau Min; in Cantonese, with subtitles. Ching (Angelica Lee) gets drunk in a hotel at her friend’s wedding, and accidentally stumbles upon a bloody woman whose kidney has just been stolen. She lays the blame on Ling (Karena Lam), who coincidentally has been sleeping with Ching’s boyfriend Wai. Ling begins threatening andContinue reading “‘Koma’ Has a Lot of Heart (and Other Organs) (review)”

‘Killer Klowns from Outer Space’: ‘The Blob’, but with Clowns (review)

Mike (Grant Cramer) and Debbie (Suzanne Snyder) are two young people in love. Their evening at a make-out spot is interrupted by, as the title suggests, killer clowns from outer space. The clowns’ game is kidnapping people, wrapping them in cotton candy cocoons, and drinking their essence with a silly straw. Har dee har har.Continue reading “‘Killer Klowns from Outer Space’: ‘The Blob’, but with Clowns (review)”