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  • Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter

    Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter 1984

    ★★★ Watched 22 Oct, 2016

    Hoop-Tober 3.0: Film #1/31

    Part IV of Running the Franchise: Friday the 13th

    The Film
    After over a year of recuperating I return to the Friday the 13th franchise and I'm lucky because Friday the 13th: The Final Chapter is as good as I suspect this franchise can get.
    To no one's surprise Jason returns here after the massacre of Part 3 to once again kill promiscuous teenagers, who were stupid enough to rent a house near to Crystal Lake.…

  • The Babadook

    The Babadook 2014

    ★★★★ Watched 28 Apr, 2016

    What a fucking scary movie! I'm pretty desensitized to horror, but this pushed all my buttons. Essie Davis is fantastic in it (am I the only one who thinks it's funny she's only one vowel removed of Ossie Davis?) and although it isn't subtle in any way, the symbolism really worked for me.
    It also confirms my secret suspicion that havings kids isn't for me.

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  • Deep Blue Sea

    Deep Blue Sea 1999

    ★★★½ Watched 06 Aug, 2013 38

    Deep Blue Sea is a mess, but a deeply entertaining one (if you pardon my stupid pun)

    Because it's a mess and because I'm lazy and tired, I'll just provide some thoughts and notes, instead of a proper review:

    * First of all, Saffron Burrows. She's pretty and all that, but what a black hole of charisma she is in this movie. I don't think she emoted at all, even when she was in danger. I know, that she was…

  • Candyman

    Candyman 1992

    ★★★★ Watched 05 Apr, 2013 5

    "Week 1 of the Adapted April Challenge"

    Film 3 of the Top 50 Horror Project

    I was very excited that my first assignment was to be Candyman , a movie that I wanted to see for a long time. I had heard very much about it, but mostly that it was an important horror movie everyone interested in horror should see. So I knew nothing specific about it and just figured it would be an usual horror flick about an…