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  • You're Next

    You're Next 2011

    ★★★½ Watched 30 Aug, 2015

    Pretty formulaic home invasion horror, but with some wicked Last Girl™ moves!! If you like that genre, you'll like this.

  • The Innkeepers

    The Innkeepers 2011

    ★★★ Watched 29 Aug, 2015

    Creepy & well-made, some good scares and atmosphere, fantastic sound design, ultimately both a little unsettling & a little unsatisfying.

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  • Tiny Furniture

    Tiny Furniture 2010

    ★★★★ Watched 16 Feb, 2012 7

    I think I'm supposed to hate movies like this, the drifty after college middle class angst movies, but I just don't. I've never seen Garden State, about which I am reasonably proud, but I do love The Graduate, I really liked Greenberg (the ultimate graduate), and I loved Tiny Furniture. I'm sure, if viewed from a certain angle, this could seem like an indie-gazing navel fest, but something in Lena Dunham's delivery of the scenario, her character, the mopey realism, really charmed me. I simply enjoyed this movie and I want to see her make more of them.

  • Irreversible

    Irreversible 2002

    ★★★★★ Watched 09 Aug, 2009 1

    This movie is deeply unpleasant and unsettling. It's actually a dreadful, awful experience being in its company throughout its running time. It is also one of the best films I have ever seen. Unlike Memento, to which it could clearly be compared in terms of structure, there is an actual point to the storytelling trickery, that of peeling back the layers from revenge to crime to peace. It's a fascinating way to get to know a set of characters, and…