There’s a reason why cheap horror so often works better than pricey horror: It’s hard to fake desolation. Dementia 13, despite its fortuitously lush, rural setting, is an unnervingly bleak film. . . . Dementia 13 is a film of impressive economy, and even that feels prescient: For all the extravagance of Coppola’s later films, there’s always been a handmade simplicity to his work.
June 04, 2018