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  • Poltergeist

    Poltergeist 2015

    ★½ Watched 21 May, 2015

    The restless souls of 2015’s version of Poltergeist have upgraded their method of communication to HDTV, but the film as a whole does little to repackage or freshen-up the 1982 original.

    Full Review at Film Pulse: filmpulse.net/poltergeist-2015-review/

  • Hot Pursuit

    Hot Pursuit 2015

    ★½ Watched 09 May, 2015

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  • Videodrome

    Videodrome 1983

    ★★★★½ Rewatched 07 Nov, 2012 4

    Part of Criterionucopia 2012

    At one point in David Cronenberg’s “Videodrome” low rent cable TV producer Max Renn asks what Freud would say about a woman in a red dress…

    I wonder what Freud would say about a vaginal cavity in Max’s chest that has videotapes inserted into it for the purpose of mind control; oh, and also can melt people’s arms and makes for handy gun storage. If presented with this, I think maybe Freud’s head would explode like…

  • Session 9

    Session 9 2001

    ★★★★ Watched 17 Mar, 2013 2

    "Session 9" had been in my queue for quite some time and I'm glad I finally caught up with it. Was inspired after being pleasantly surprised by Brad Anderson's "The Call" and was even more impressed with this film.

    It sets up the situation beautifully and the location is perfect. It is ominous and rundown, because it's ominous and rundown - it's not an obvious set creation. Tension builds throughout and we aren't insulted with flash cuts or cheap jump…