Diamonds in the Rough (DitR, /dɪ’tər/) takes some of the most derided, divisive, controversial, financially catastrophic, and meme-worthy movies and tries to find the silver lining. Bad movies don’t always start as bad ideas, and flops aren’t always flop-worthy. DitR seeks to find the good within the bad, because the world could use some positivity. And when all else fails, making fun of bad movies is oh-so satisfying.
In this installment, we look at the film debut of Steven Ellison (aka Flying Lotus), Kuso (2017). [Caution: Spoilers Ahead]
- Rotten Tomatoes: 36% (22 reviews)
- Metacritic: 51 (11 reviews)
- IMDb: 5.0/10 (1,283 ratings)
- Letterboxd: 2.8/5 (2,126 ratings)
“That it took a small army of animators and other craftspersons to realize Ellison’s vision only underlines the stupefying nature of its gist, which is pretty much Continue reading Is Flying Lotus’s Kuso (2017) a Misunderstood Masterpiece? — Diamonds in the Rough