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  • It Follows

    It Follows 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 27 Mar, 2015

    Stylistically alone It Follows needs to be seen. It's an 80's throwback in terms of environment, score, and themes. Oh what a score! And the long panning shots were very well crafted and succeeded in upping the suspense of any given scene. Maika Monroe is a great leading lady, giving a naturalistic and terrified performance that keeps you wrapped up in her journey.

    In terms of how creepy this movie is, I actually had an interesting transition throughout the film.…

  • Chronicle

    Chronicle 2012

    ★★★★ Rewatched 26 Mar, 2015

    Still great, even though the found footage aspect could have been put aside and the film would have the same effect. Can't wait to see Michael B. Jordan in FF.

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  • Gone Girl

    Gone Girl 2014

    ★★★★★ Watched 02 Oct, 2014

    Not a film that ever feels scary, but I left the cinema uneasy anyway. The mood is masterfully set, as always, by David Fincher and his frequent collaborators Trent Reznor and Atticus Ross. The score and lighting can turn scenes that seem straight out of a romantic comedy into something foreboding. But this film isn't afraid to be funny either. It is definitely Fincher's most comical work and dark humor seems to be something he can do very well.

    The…

  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 31 Oct, 2014

    Jake Gyllenhaal terrified me in this. I was constantly made uncomfortable by him. But really, the true villain of this piece is the media. Between this and Gone Girl, the news has become the BIg Bad of 2014.