Saturday, February 13, 2010
Just watched the French horror movie Martyrs. By chance I happened to watch it cold, with no idea what it was about or what it contained. It is fucking insane. Unpredictable, beyond grisly, beautifully shot, and built around an utterly crackpot philosophical premise. I hesitate to say anything about the plot, except that only those who are fans of Haute Tension, Oldboy, and maybe Irreversible should be able to stomach watching it. It is absolutely not as good as the latter two of those movies, but it is a fairly fucking unforgettable experience to watch it.