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  • American Honey
  • Possession
  • Uncut Gems
  • Perfect Blue

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  • Sorority Babes in the Slimeball Bowl-O-Rama

    ★★★

  • The Prowler

    ★★

  • Rabid

    ★★★

  • Sleepaway Camp

    ★★★

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  • Suspiria

    Suspiria

    ★★★★★

    Watched live in Chicago w/ Claudio Simonetti's Goblin providing the live score.

    No better way to see this.

  • 301/302

    301/302

    ★★★★

    Really enjoyed how this movie uses food photography as it's primary horror delivery vehicle; it really works for it and I don't know if I've ever seen anything quite like it. Captures how horrific it is to watch someone eating if you really hone in and concentrate on the process, the sound, the mess; the film heightens the tactile sensation and turns it into a real nightmare.

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  • Martyrs

    Martyrs

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    This review is not necessarily heavy on spoilers at all, but nonetheless I recommend against reading it if you haven't seen the movie, because a "pure" experience is pretty important to appreciating this fully.

    Last month, I got a group of friends together and we watched A Serbian Film, after having heard repeatedly that it was the most graphically intense movie of all time. When it was over, I found that it didn't have a profound effect on me, and…

  • I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK

    I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I'm a Cyborg, But That's OK is a bit of a black sheep in Park Chan-Wook's filmography, straying away from the dark, gritty tales that he usually gravitates toward in favor of a more lighthearted, comedic affair. Comparison could be drawn to Wes Anderson films or quirky foreign romantic comedies like Amelie, but once you get going into this adventure it becomes clear that it has a style all it's own.

    The plot concerns a mentally devastated girl named Young-Goon,…