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…

Pulse (2006)

So I rented the American remake of Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s KAIRO, which to us North Americaners is known as PULSE. Wes Craven was meant to direct it a while back but he got the blow-off from the studios because “it’s too…