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  • Pulse

    Pulse

    "This combination of subtlety and indeterminacy makes for an uncanny treat, full of phantom ideas and unanswered questions"
    More at Projected Figures

  • The Amityville Horror

    The Amityville Horror

    "It’s impossible to say where the truth lies, but that is not enough to prevent a good story being exploited both for genre thrills and for a snapshot of the fault lines in ’70s America."
    More at Little White Lies

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  • They Look Like People

    They Look Like People

    "...down in the basement the film's dual status as indie buddy movie and psychological horror converges into one. This climactic sequence, unbearably tense but also profoundly moving, takes friendship to its outer limits, while presenting the most alarming aspects of mental illness in the most sympathetic of lights."
    More at Projected Figures

  • Nymphomaniac

    Nymphomaniac

    review from Film4 (slightly altered)
    www.film4.com/reviews/2013/nymphomaniac

    Descriptive synopsis: Controversial Danish filmmaker Lars von Trier rounds off his 'Trilogy of Depression' with a tale (in two parts) of sexual liberation, oppression and exploitation.

    Review:
    "Fill all my holes, please."
    It is perhaps not as catchy as the line "Chaos reigns" from Lars von Trier's Antichrist (2009), the first film of the so-called 'Trilogy of Depression' (which Nymphomaniac closes) - but nonetheless it is a line repeated several times by the heroine…