If a movie is not going to show us something new, it should at least show us something different. Below are some examples, for better and certainly for worse, of some weird shit I noticed in some of my favorite and least favorite movies of 2014. (Warning: There are, I guess, spoilers below. Also, in addition to that cartoon boob is one one human boob.) Please feel free to share some of your favorite weird moments in the comments below.
While watching Juno Temple's exquisite performance in Alexandre Aja's new fantasy/horror/comedy Horns, a name popped into my head: "Winona." In the film, Temple is an angelic and ideal human with a hint of darkness, not unlike the character Winona Ryder played in Edward Scissorhands. Nursing my opinion is the Burton-esque nature of the movie itself, an at times grisly fairytale about an outcast named Ig Perrish (Daniel Radcliffe) who's accused of murdering his girlfriend Merrin (Temple) and then sprouts horns on his head that work as a truth serum to almost everybody he encounters. One by one, friends, family, and, strangers start spilling their most sinful desires to him. Horns is absurd and its tonal variation abrupt enough to exhilarate or infuriate, depending on your taste (it's rare to see a movie that's so uproariously hilarious and gruesome).