Beyond the Black Rainbow

This film oozes with 80’s scifi psychological horror behind a doomy, drug hazed veneer. The setting, cinematography, and soundtrack helps to make the viewer feel that they being crushed by the simplistic nature of this film. Chalked full of long, anxiety filled scenes focusing on one individual for long periods of time, while a droning auditory pulse lingers in the background adds to the oppressive unease. The more I watched, the more I felt myself being sucked into the void that is the fractured minds of the main characters. If that is something you are into, then I bid you safe travel down the rabbit hole of this retro oddity homage.

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