Why I Love… #119: Piranha 3D

Year: 2010 Director: Alexandre Aja Stars: Jerry O'Connell, Elisabeth Shue, Kelly Brook The so-called 'B-movie' (the original concept itself long abandoned by cinemas) spins in and out of the modern mainstream with some regularity, usually dependent on some aberration or other hitting it big or creating meme-worthy content. From killer sharks to killer crocs to … Continue reading Why I Love… #119: Piranha 3D

Review: The Green Inferno

The Green Inferno was another name by which Antonio Climati's 1988 film Cannibal Holocaust II was known. Not only that, but it was also the title of the film-within-a-film in Ruggero Deodato's original Cannibal Holocaust from 1980; a less than subtle nod from Eli Roth to the horror subgenre he here plays homage to.  Roth's Inferno is date stamped … Continue reading Review: The Green Inferno

Review: Knock Knock

Between his Hostel features, Cabin Fever and his minor role in Quentin Tarantino's Death Proof, Eli Roth has secured himself the position of modern horror cinema's troublesome, occasionally deplorable, but overall harmless fratboy. A cheeky prankster who trades away subtlety for gleeful rolls in the dirt, encouraging us to pat his belly as we drop our manners and … Continue reading Review: Knock Knock