Trash Fire Reviews

October 3, 2019
A film which doesn't exactly warrant puns on the putrid sort of smell its title evokes, but mistakes abject cynicism for black comedy.
August 6, 2018
Trash Fire is an acquired taste. It's doubtful that it will become a camp classic, although fans of off-kilter horror films may find this little flick enjoyable.
November 7, 2016
The characters are so abrasive and unsympathetic that you wish they'd all just crash and burn.
November 3, 2016
A failed American Guignol.
November 3, 2016
Another soggy batch of Southern Gothic horror-comedy from writer-director Richard Bates Jr. that spews out pitch black smoke with little combustible substance.
November 2, 2016
Bates plays with horror tropes, juggling black comedy and suspense in scenes that tease a gory release but ultimately only emphasize how much members of the creative class can underestimate their backward kin.
January 26, 2016
One finds oneself adrift mid-picture, completely unable to determine if what's happening onscreen in meant to be taken seriously.
January 24, 2016
An aggressively unpleasant black comedy with modest horror flourishes.