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  • Suspiria

    Suspiria

    ★★★★

    There is no doubt that Dario Argento’s 1977 Magnum Opus Suspiria is among the finest horror films ever made. When they announced that a remake of Argento’s classic was being made, I was met with profound Skepticism and doubt. However from the first frame of Luca Guadagnino’s Suspiria, there is a certain atmosphere, mood that is quite unsettling and sets the stage for the next two and a half hours. The atmosphere of the film is bleak and rather bizarre,…

  • First Man

    First Man

    ★★★★

    July 20th 1969 Neil Armstrong uttered those famous words ‘that’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind’’, as he stepped on the surface of the moon, effectively ending the space race. Damian Chazelle’s new film, and easily his finest effort, First Man explores in depth the years leading up to that faithful day. First Man is a grand epic adventure that is superbly directed and acted and the film is quite unforgettable. Ryan Gosling is perfect as…

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  • The Dark

    The Dark

    ★★★½

    A very well made horror film that is quite strong mainly due to the fact that it puts a refreshing spin on traditional horror elements and delivers a film that has atmosphere and steadily mounts the terror in a way that doesn’t use jump scares, which is great because jump scares are really overused and are quite apparent in many films these days. To build up genuine tension you need something that is nerve racking and boasts atmosphere, mood and…

  • Holocaust

    Holocaust

    ★★★

    A well made miniseries that has a good cast of talented actors to create something memorable and quite entertaining; Holocaust is rather impressive considering its modest means. The film has some interesting performances a good story and solid direction to make this a worthwhile watchable feature. There are things that of course could have been improved upon but considering that this was a miniseries, it manages to be a good feature that relies more on its acting, which overall is…

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  • Antichrist

    Antichrist

    ★★★

    Lars Von Trier is a unique filmmaker that has a style that I would describe as eccentric, haunting, yet somewhat beautiful. With Antichrist he crafts a film that is horrifying and unforgettable. The cast here is impeccable and Trier’s choices are terrific. Willem Dafoe and actress Charlotte Gainsberg deliver great performances here, and the story itself takes its time to unfold, with steady pacing, which is key in telling an effective story. Antichrist may not be a film for everyone,…

  • The Expendables 3

    The Expendables 3

    ★½

    This is a bland, poorly constructed film considering its star power. The Expendables 3 lacks anything remotely good about it, and relies on the same old formula in order to create its thrills. The film didn’t grab my attention like the previous two, and to be honest, I thought it was a waste of time. The film really could have been something great, considering some of the action stars attached to the project, but in the long run, it’s just…