Film Review: O Brother, Where Art Thou? (2000)

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SYNOPSIS: Homer’s epic poem “The Odyssey”, set in the deep south during the 1930′s. In it, three escaped convicts search for hidden treasure while a relentless lawman pursues them. REVIEW: Joel Coen and Ethan Coen hit it out of the park with one of the most stylized strange concoctions of a film titled, “O Brother, Where Art Thou?”. This instant cult classic sets itself in the South with a heavy layer of bluegrass and country … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Burning (1981)

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SYNOPSIS: A former summer camp caretaker, horribly burned from a prank gone wrong, lurks around an upstate New York summer camp bent on killing the teenagers responsible for his disfigurement. REVIEW: 1981′s “The Burning” was something of a “Missing” movie for a long time. Although it did get a small theatrical release back in the day, it was not a commercial success though strangely enough it was a minor critical one. It’s reputation as a … Continue reading

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Film Review: Crash (1996)

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SYNOPSIS: “Since a road accident left him with serious facial and bodily scarring, a former television scientist has become obsessed by the marriage of motor-car technology with what he sees as the raw sexuality of car-crash victims. The scientist, along with a crash victim he has recently befriended, sets about performing a series of sexual acts in a variety of motor vehicles, either with other crash victims or with prostitutes whom they contort into the … Continue reading

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