Movie Review: iT COMES AT NiGHT

It Comes at Night is a dark fucking movie. Its cinematographer, Drew Daniels, should be commended for designing a setting that seamlessly dips into complete darkness without sacrificing tone or visual coherence. Unlike, say, Monsters (2010, Gareth Edwards), whose nearly microscopic budget-to-scale ratio and digital format forced a soupy visual style, It Comes at Night uses darkness as a powerful visual reproduction of the psychological journey its characters move through and gains immensely and loses nothing to the blackened color pallet.

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Movie Review: GREEN ROOM

The film follows a broke hardcore band as they attempt to scrape money from stop-to-stop on tour. They end up taking a side show at the aforementioned clubhouse. After witnessing a murder, they face an encroaching onslaught of neo-Nazi self-preservation at the expense of their own lives. Even the most jaded of us (me) should be truly upset at the violence depicted, which the deeply hateful antagonists joyously unleash.

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