Subverting Capitalism and Blind Faith: Pascal Laugier’s Martyrs

By Gwendolyn Audrey Foster. “It’s not a likable movie. Even me, myself, I hate the film.” (Pascal Laugier) Pascal Laugier’s radically experimental horror film Martyrs (2008) is a persuasive and explosive leveling of capitalism, which is not limited to materialism, the Catholic Church, the cynical genre of torture porn, and […]