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  • We Are Still Here

    We Are Still Here 2015

    ★★½ Watched 05 Jun, 2016

    We Are Still Here features a cast of mostly bad actors in a strange and odd house that has been caught up in a decades-long cycle of sacrifice. The final act of the film is the only time in its entire runtime I felt like the film could have lived up to its potential, but the gore and the low-budget special effects don't carry the mostly generic and dull narrative, or the poor acting. It's not the worst thing I've ever seen, it just doesn't try anything new that horror fans haven't seen before. At least the ending was satisfyingly violent.

  • The Lobster

    The Lobster 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 05 Jun, 2016

    Excerpt:
    "As a valiant arthouse effort, The Lobster not only works as a great edition to Lanthimos's filmography, but as an endearing tale of the haves and have nots of relationships."

    Full Review:
    www.thecoffeebreakcollective.com/blog/thelobster

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  • Green Room

    Green Room 2015

    ★★★★★ Watched 30 Apr, 2016

    Green Room is a masterpiece of violence and anger. Showing his innate potential as a thriller director with 2013's surprisingly poignant Blue Ruin, Jeremy Saulnier proves that he can manufacture a great film with well known actors and with a greater sense of identity this time around.

    Good writers write what they know, and I can tell as a former metalhead kid in high school that Saulnier knows the punk/metal scene and the inherent beauty that may not necessarily be…

  • The Cabin in the Woods

    The Cabin in the Woods 2012

    ★★★★★ Added

    There are few words to describe The Cabin in the Woods other than the greatest of adjectives: phenomenal, innovative, and inspiring come to mind. This works not just as a horror movie, but as a comedy, drama, and even a philosophical expression of art. It also does this without offending or desecrating the legacy of any of these genres. This movie is a glorious combination of everything that there is to be loved about horror movies, and even more. It is an exceptional film, and the best horror movie I've ever seen.