Eyes Wide Shut

Not fun. Not sexy. NO Release date: July 16, 1999Director: Stanley Kubrick Language: English Who should watch this movie: Cynics with very specific kinks. Fans of 90s Nicole Kidman. When should you watch this movie: Stone cold sober on a Tuesday (go for a run after). The sell: I can’t find it right now butContinue reading “Eyes Wide Shut”

Promising Young Woman

I am so full of rage YES Release date: December 25, 2020Director: Emerald Fennell Language: English Who should watch this movie: Everyone. Men especially.  When should you watch this movie: Now! Do it now people!  The sell: Promising Young Women is made better by how awful it could have been were it not for aContinue reading “Promising Young Woman”

Jaws

Matt Hooper is my ideal man YES Release date: June 20, 1975Director: Steven SpielbergLanguage: English Who should watch this movie: People who hate the ocean and love John Williams.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re fed up with the leadership in your country. When you’re planning a beach vacation.  The sell: It’s suchContinue reading “Jaws”

The Handmaiden

Be Gay Do Crimes YES Release date: June 1, 2016Director: Park Chan-wookLanguage: Korean, Japanese Who should watch this movie: David Fincher fans. People who don’t like horror. The gays.  When should you watch this movie: When the patriarchy has got you down again. When you want to watch something romantic and your friend/partner wants toContinue reading “The Handmaiden”

Shutter Island

Tbh I did NOT see that coming MAYBE Release date: February 19, 2010Director: Martin ScorseseLanguage: English  Who should watch this movie: People who aren’t typically fans of horror. People who liked Inception. When should you watch this movie: When you’re in the mood for an actual mystery. The sell: Though Shutter Island is by no meansContinue reading “Shutter Island”

Rear Window

The only Hitchcock movie that wasn’t too scary for me YES Release date: September 1, 1954Director: Alfred Hitchcock Language: English Who should watch this movie: Fans of David Fincher. People turned off by The Birds but are willing to give Hitchcock another chance.  When should you watch this movie: When you’re home for the holidays.Continue reading “Rear Window”

Burning / 버닝

What the fuck YES Release date: May 17, 2018Director: Lee Chang-dongLanguage: Korean Who should see this movie: Fans of “psychological thrillers.” Fans of Steven Yeun.  When should you see this movie: When you want to watch something scary but your friend(s) but hate horror movies  The sell: This is one of the most disorienting movies notContinue reading “Burning / 버닝”