The Lords of Salem - Review

Five films into his second-act career as one of Hollywood’s most unlikely auteurs, rocker-turned-director Rob Zombie has proven that he knows what he’s doing behind the camera. His ghoulish brand of onscreen mayhem may be thematically ugly, but the guy can compose some truly stunning images. I don’t know that I’d go so far as to call myself a fan, but I will admit that the last five minutes of 2005’s The Devil’s Rejects are beautiful in their own sick, nihilistic way. All of which is a way of saying that I had high hopes for his latest movie, The Lords of Salem. Unfortunately, it’s just a witchy mess. READ MORE...


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