Author Archive for Dweezil

The Descent (2006)

A friendly group of strong women spelunkers meet once a year to go, well…spelunking. Who ever wrote this film, took modern film theory in college. I’d bet money. Or, alternately, I could churn out a rather excellent essay about this…

Ms. 45

I recently had the pleasure of watching the early Abel Ferrara effort Ms. 45 (1981). The young, shy, mute seamstress Thana is raped, not once but twice on the same night, the second time in her own apartment. The rapes…

Maniac Cop

So I accidentally watched Maniac Cop, instead of Maniac — which had been recommended to me for it’s Savininess. Maniac Cop has little if nothing to do with Tom Savini, but it’s an interesting (albeit cheesy 80’s) little film. The…

Severance

I had the honor of the North American premier of “Severance” at the 33rd annual Telluride Film Festival last week. SEVERANCE is director Christopher Smith’s follow up feature to 2004’s CREEP. Smith introduced the film as the film he could…