Just came back from the cinema...watched Red Sparrow.
Pretty good movie, some scenes pretty much play against the western values like women's dignity and decency especially when the protagonist is at State school No. 4 and they're learning the art of knowing what the target wants and giving it to them in order to get closer, to obtain trust and extract information out.
Posted by hydorah Phantasm(1979)
Interesting historical artifact, this movie reached cult status thanks to its B status.
Enjoying the kitsch amateurism of the production is much more interesting than the actual movie which is just an incoherent suite of jump scares. Best seen in a drive in.
Haven't seen the sequels though, they could be more interesting
Phantasm 2 (1988)
Is like some sort of pop culture tribute to the first episode (and to all the horror movies released during those 9 years span).
A couple tiers below the first movie. It has lost the spontaneity, but it's not too bad, It has all the grittiness and the reddish hue of a B slasher/action movie from the late 80s, if you're into that sort of things.
This was put up on Netflix a few weeks ago and I've already watched it three times in the past week. Probably one of the most subtle and touching films I've ever seen, without being at all preachy or draining. On the surface it seems like a pretty fun and