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  • Phenomena

    Phenomena 1985

    ★★★★★ Watched 27 Mar, 2015

    Best movie monkey ever.

    I have found a new master. There is something so special and so unique about Argento. He plays with Hitchockian suspense, intermixing it with high camp. Many similarities here to Tenebrae, including that WTF ending that tricks you into thinking its over and then kicking you in the gut one last time with some insanity. I also noticed the idea of the double runs strongly throughout both films.

  • Welcome to Dongmakgol

    Welcome to Dongmakgol 2005

    Watched 25 Mar, 2015

    That boar scene was amazing. Experimental at its core.

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  • Mother

    Mother 2009

    ★★★★★ Watched 10 Mar, 2015

    This film is perfect. Honestly one of the best things I've seen in a long while. Especially for movies that are so focused on narrative. Tarantino likens Bong to Spielberg in the 70s and it's not hard to see why. Bong understands perfectly how to effect the audience. The films is constantly witty in a very visual way and the story fucks with your narrative expectancy. The opening and closing sequences are perfect and abstract in a way that compliments…

  • Tenebre

    Tenebre 1982

    Watched 20 Mar, 2015 3

    Amazing. My first Argento and I absolutely loved it. He is a master of all facets of film making. Some of the best camera movement I have ever seen. An incredible crane shot. A complete master of montage the murder scenes are beautiful. His pacing is immaculate and he plays some neat narrative tricks. I also love the synth pop score and all the funny bits.