Tag Archives: Foreign
I used to think of myself as a pretty cultured fan of film. I would watch foreign flicks from time to time and, at one point, thought I had a finger on the pulse of what was going on outside of the States. It wasn’t until I started Repulsive Reviews, however, that I really became aware of how many great films were really truly out there, waiting to be discovered. The latest to cross my path is Rene Eller’s We [...]
First Love Review
There are some filmmakers who have been around forever and only seem to have a handful of features under their belt. On the other hand, there are some who release features back to back, in rapid succession. Then, in a league of his own, there is Takashi Miike. With over one hundred films created and released since 1991, the master of the bizarre is back with his latest, First Love.
A corrupt cop and a low-level Yakuza [...]
Over the years, I have reviewed every caliber of movie their is. Everything from made-for-YouTube indie slashers and gore flicks to blockbuster horror, action, comedy, and even animated films. I have never, however, reviewed anything that has won major academy awards. I can finally say that has now changed, as I share my thoughts on Bong Joon Ho’s Parasite.
Looking for a way to get wealthy themselves, Ki-taek and his family weasel their way into the lives [...]
Carved: The Slit-mouthed Woman Review
Months ago, I watched a film that, after only one viewing, blew me away. I had no previous experience with the director, at least none that I could recall at the time, so I immediately did a bit of research to not only learn of his filmography, but to also find copies of any of his previous films that I could get my hands on. As is normal in most people’s lives, time flew by quickly and while I had [...]
The biggest problem, if you can even call it that, for a movie collector is the fact that they can have a film on their shelf for years, never having seen it once. I personally buy way more movies than I could possibly have time to watch, so this isn’t unheard for me. I buy a movie, it gets placed somewhere, never to be handled again. One film that, after years, I’ve finally watched is Romain Basset’s Horsehead.
Mojin: The Worm Valley Review
As I try to get my schedule back on track since returning from my family vacation, I decided to give a different type of film my attention. A break from my normal horror fare, this week I will discuss Xing Fei’s Mojin: The Worm Valley.
In hopes of lifting a centuries old curse, a group of friends must embark on a treacherous journey to find the tomb of Emperor Xian. In their path stands a myriad of [...]