Alexander Blair
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  • The Exorcist

    The Exorcist

    ★★★★

    This movie is really scary!

    I remember watching it as a child and being in disgust. It was so shocking to see this little girl as the embodiment of Satan.
    Now rewatching is as an adult I find out not only is it still scary, but it's actually a good film! It is still very surprising to see and hear some of the things that Linda Blair does. Masturbating with a cross is right up there with some of the…

  • Halloween

    Halloween

    ★★★

    I get it, this film inspired an entire generation. I would give anything to travel back in time and see this for the first time with a group of friends during it's first run in the theatre. This film was ground breaking for so many reasons. It was the first of its kind, it was on a shoestring budget, John Carpenter was only 30 when it filmed, the women aren't portrayed as completely helpless and weak (get me a beer),…

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  • There Will Be Blood

    There Will Be Blood

    ★★★★★

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

    It took me almost an hour to come around to this film. I'm not sure where I felt disconnected. Maybe the long bouts of silence, the seemingly messy music, the slow pace, the simplicity of the story? I dont know.

    When this film decided to grab me and pull me in I was hooked. I started to notice how beautiful every shot was. How the lighting always seemed to be perfect. How every line was delivered on time and so…

  • Kick-Ass

    Kick-Ass

    ★★★

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

    This movie is really good at creating a comic book vibe. It is the perfect balance (unlike Scott Pilgrim) of dark real world themes and fun comic book themes.

    I love the aspect of the three merging storylines. To me the story of Damon and Mindy Macready was the most fascinating and well thought out. The relationship they have is undoubtedly a unique one but it plays well as it develops up until Damon's death.
    Then there's the storyline of…