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  • Halloween 1978

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 30 Oct, 2014 1

    "Was that the boogyman...?"

    There is this one shot, after Michael Myers has impaled his victim against the kitchen wall with his knife, where he stands still for a few brief moments, just examining his work. That shot is horror film perfection.

    Horrorfest 2014

  • House on Haunted Hill 1959

    ★★★ Watched 29 Oct, 2014

    I've got to admit, I was a little disappointed with this one considering how iconic it is. Some of the shots (and particularly the way they are lit) are fantastic, and the acting is pretty fun in a silly, over-the-top, kind of way. But the plot is just so bad. It has a good premise, and a good setup, but then it just goes to shit. It is absolutely stuffed full of inconsistencies and ridiculous twists. On numerous occasions I…

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  • Hanna 2011

    ★★★★ Rewatched 01 Dec, 2012 9

    I noticed on this rewatch that Hanna seems to have a lot of similarities to Nicholas Winding Refn's Drive. Both films are filled with dark and gritty noir-like themes, both have a fantastic electronic musical score, both are violent, and both take the viewer in a very different direction than expected. I am honestly surprised that this didn't receive more attention upon its release as it is a very well made film with a fantastic performance from Saoirse Ronan, especially…

  • Drag Me to Hell 2009

    ★★★½ Watched 16 Oct, 2012 1

    This review reportedly contains spoilers. I can handle the truth.