Month: January 2009

Sink or Swim (Su Friedrich, 1990)

a litany of subtle cruelties
of tender sad defeats
resistance, withheld communion
but still more swims than sinks?

script :: soc :: grunes :: slc



Seconds (John Frankenheimer, 1966)

USA, 107 min

buy rock hudson’s face!
it only costs thirty grand
… they wasted your chance

reel: “Dark, harrowing, Kafka-esque allegory chronicles middle-aged man’s attempt to escape boring, loveless life via conspiratorial organization’s “rebirth” program. This overlooked ’60s masterpiece is a sleeper for fans of non-mainstream psychological horror.”