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  • Victor Frankenstein

    Victor Frankenstein 2015

    ★★★★ Watched 18 Oct, 2016

    I know there's a lot of dislike for this movie, but I found myself loving it while watching it. It was a new spin on the story that very much worked. A lot of the changes this story makes are mostly superficial, and only done to enhance certain themes from the original work, or diminish others, and show them in a different light. 

    It's a character study of Victor and Igor, and they have a very interesting relationship and different…

  • Village of the Damned

    Village of the Damned 1995

    ★★ Watched 17 Oct, 2016

    Pretty un-Carpenter. After seeing the film I read it was a contractual obligation for him and that he wasn't very personally invested in the film, and I think that shows through. The story itself has a very interesting concept and the opening sequences are pretty Stephen King-esque, but the rest of the film falls flat in exploring the situation or themes involved in any real way. And on top of all that there's just not much of Carpenter's signature anywhere so itMs not even interesting in that regard.

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  • Mad Max: Fury Road

    Mad Max: Fury Road 2015

    ★★★★★ Rewatched 07 Aug, 2015 1

    Third viewing is no less shiny and chrome than the first.

  • Mommy

    Mommy 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 01 Feb, 2015

    Dolan's visceral, energetic filmmaking is the perfect medium for a story about two characters who are constantly kicking back against the rest of the world. The use of the narrow aspect ratio shows the constraint of the characters' living situation, and the results of the camera working within that constraint are incredible even if they are a bit unnerving at first due to the familiarity with widescreen. The performances can't be praised enough; nor can Dolan's writing when it comes…