Jul 16, 2020
Life is surreal. So is this movie - it's got schoolgirls, killer winds, carnage, an alligator and a creepy pig monster. It sets out to criticize the fetishization of high school girls, but does it become the thing it's trying to satirize? Marcus, Melissa and Grady explore the topic and consider what sea monster they'd rather encounter in the North Atlantic with Tom Hanks.
Motion Picture Terror Scale: 1. Quality: 2+ (Marcus) / 3+ (Melissa) / 3 (Grady). Enjoyment: 2+/2/3+
Articles mentioned in this episode:
"Cinema as Music – An Interview with Sion Sono," by Jeremy Elphic in 4:3 Film.
"The erotic Japanese art movement born out of decadence," by Evelyn Wang in Dazed Magazine