A novelist and memoirist is famous for his deeply personal confessional novels that speak to our shared fears. The pains of our bodies, the dark thoughts we have about ourselves and how that makes us lash out at the ones we love, the terrible nightmares that we know are real but forget and pretend have gone away until we can no longer hide from them.
They also makes stock horror films on the side.
They are critical failures but popular in the way of Hostel.
His latest: ugly things
“Martin kills a lot of people in this movie, in addition to sewing others together…
The film is reprehensible, dismaying, ugly, artless and an affront to any notion, however remote, of human decency.”