Tag: Psychological

Berberian Sound Studio

Strangely accessible for a giallo come art-house film; a pleasure from beginning to end, with lavish attention to detail.

/ August 31, 2012

Straw Dogs (1971)

This 40th anniversary edition, hosting a plethora of extras, is surely one of the year's most essential releases.

/ November 10, 2011

Straw Dogs (2011)

The dumbing down of the violence to tiresome torture porn, robs it of its parallel to David Sumner's psychological shift.

/ November 3, 2011

Evil Things

On the whole achieves its aim of imitating amateur home video, as director Dominic Perez steers the ship to a solid finale.

/ November 3, 2011

The Silent House

Florencia Colucci is superb, easily shouldering the film. Also impressive is some genuine creepiness courtesy of clever lighting.

/ July 18, 2011

Confessions

A cruel indictment on contemporary Japanese youth and their despondency, which unravels its cruel web satisfactorily.

/ April 30, 2011