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  • The Spiral Staircase

    The Spiral Staircase

    ★★★

    I've been holding on this title for so long. I thought it was time to watch it after so many recommendations. It is indeed a great whodunnit that sets itself apart from the countless 40s boring film noir. A little predictable, that is for sure, but it benefits from a pleasing american gothic aesthetic, superior directing from Robert Siodmak, lots of suspense and great acting from the main cast. All of this doesn't warrant it a 2nd viewing, but it were quite pleasant 80 minutes.

  • The 39 Steps

    The 39 Steps

    ★★★★

    One of my favorites from Hitchcock's British era. This was my 3rd (or 4th?) time watching it and 83 years after its release, it still holds as an amazing mystery-murder full of suspense, beating the crap out of modern so-called thrillers. Robert Donat was amazing in everything he did.

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  • That Darn Cat

    That Darn Cat

    ★★★

    I don't understand all the hate towards this film. It was quite funny all along, specially the final sequence with the car chasing. This is not a masterpiece, that's for sure, but we can't complain of 85 minutes of pure entertainment.

  • Dark Habits

    Dark Habits

    ★★★★

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    #31 Wild Card: Players Pick
    This is one of my favorites from his entire filmography. I have yet to watch a few more titles, but so far, this is the kind of Almodovar that I like. Transgressive, wild and over-the-top. In fact, his 80s movies are more right up my alley than his future serious-award-bait-movies in the late 90s/early 2000s. Nuns doing drugs, writing trashy pulp novels, with lesbian crushes on cabaret singers, with a full grown tiger as a pet. What's not to like?!