Hooptober 2022 #27: Seed of Chucky (2004)

About a third of the way through Seed of Chucky, Glen (occasionally Glenda) sees their parents, murderous dolls Chucky and Tiffany, brutally murder someone. Later that night, they asks their parents why do they kill. The two dolls look at each other flabbergasted. It’s framed as the awkward question a parent isn’t ready to explain... Continue Reading →

Hooptober 8.0 – Suicide Club (2001)

Being Film #24 for Hooptober 2021 There really is nothing like a Sion Sono film. It's too easy to slip the "gonzo" tag onto any artist whose work straddles the line of garrish cartoons and meta commentary, over the top gore covering everything like...well, gore. The fact that Suicide Club still hasn't been upgraded to... Continue Reading →

Hooptober 8.0 – Mortuary (2005)

Being Film #17 for Hooptober 2021 For a director with some many bonafide horror classics under his belt, including one of the greatest horror films of all time, Tobe Hooper got a bit of a bad break. By the time the 90s arrived he was relegated to smaller and smaller films with little opportunity to... Continue Reading →

Hooptober 8.0 – Creep (2004)

Being Film #12 for Hooptober 2021 Another day, another horror debut from someone who went on to bigger and better things. This time it's writer/director Christopher Smith, whose Triangle was a sweet little mindf--k of a film I need to revisit. Despite a game cast in Franka Potente Sean Harris, Creep (not to be confused... Continue Reading →

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