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  • It Follows

    It Follows 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 28 Mar, 2015 1

    (Mostly) Elevates a super generic concept and tropes via beautiful cinematography, a sincerly chilling score and pretty unbearable tension throughout. The movies crumbles into shit in the third act but it was so consistent until then, it didn't "ruin" the movie for me.

    It is also the most john carpentery homage I've seen in the current glut of modern john carpenter homages. Which is a compliment.

    The metaphor that the horror is strung on is either weak, convoluted or not…

  • Voyage to the Edge of the World

    Voyage to the Edge of the World 1976

    ★★★★★ Watched 24 Mar, 2015

    I freaking LOVE the Jacues Cousteau "trilogy". I'm very sure I could watch them on loop on Blu-ray all day.

    Another amazing entry in Cousteau's film series has some bizarre and tragic moments I've never really seen in a documentary before, let alone a nature documentary.

    Fun Fact: The Life Aquatic with Steve Zissou, while an obvious homage to Jacques Cousteau, literally incorporates every inch of esthetic and dozens of direct scenes and characters straight from all three of these…

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  • Tusk

    Tusk 2014

    Watched 19 Sep, 2014

    A truly nightmarish experience. Never before has such shitty direction and writing sunk such a potentially fun and cult horror concept. Kevin Smith referenced The Human Centipede a lot when promoting and writing this thing which is appropriate as it felt like someone sewed buttholes into both my ears and eyes and just funneled shit in there for 100 minutes.

    For your consideration, I don't hate Kevin Smith. I downright like him. I straight up LOVE Clerks, Chasing Amy and…

  • Transformers: The Movie

    Transformers: The Movie 1986

    ★★½ Watched 23 Jun, 2014 1

    One full star is for the soundtrack, which is perfection. If nothing else comes out of my watching this, there will be tracks from the album on my ipod by dawn....