Nicolas Cage is having quite the year. It’s only the beginning of February and he’s already had a lot of buzz. Sadly, the least exciting thing about 2018 so far for Cage is Looking Glass.
“The answer my friend/is breaking in the wind/the answer is sticking out your rear” This is the poetry of Booji Boy — Devo’s Mark Mothersbaugh wearing a baby mask — … Continue reading Watching the Weird: ‘Human Highway’
As I motor through my list of potentially chaotic movies I notice that all of the movies I’ve deemed worthy of this column have something in common: mysterious chemicals. The film … Continue reading Watching the Weird: ‘Freaked’
It’s only ten minutes into Wild Zero when it is clear this film is heading for a perfect rating on my chaos meter. Just before the ten-minute mark we’re in the … Continue reading Watching the Weird: ‘Wild Zero’
Radioactivity was all the rage in the 1950s. In Burquitlam (a fictionalized version of the small town between Burnaby and Coquitlam, British Columbia), it’s all about the chemicals. Here, the … Continue reading Watching the Weird: ‘Big Meat Eater’
The best movies are the ones that surprise you. For me that usually means movies that go so far out in left field that I’m swept up in the originality, … Continue reading Watching the Weird: Desperate Living
Nicolas Cage has the capacity to be the master of whatever genre he chooses. He’s tackled many, among them comedy, drama, adventure, sci-fi, con capers, crime films, and, of course, … Continue reading 31 Days of Horror 2016: Guest writer Lindsay Gibb on Nicolas Cage