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  • Final Destination 2

    Final Destination 2

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    so many scenes from this movie burned images into my head as a kid i had no idea - the highway pileup at the beginning, the hook hair elevator death, and the final drowning in the ambulance. this movie was so evocative to me as a young person! 

    revisiting it all these years later ... these movies rule!! they’re campy, silly, fun, gross, crass, and have really great casts full of whos and thems. 

    ali larter as cleae rivers is the budget Sydney Bristow that i accept and cherish in my heart!!!

  • The Hitch-Hiker

    The Hitch-Hiker

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    incredible. almost painfully modern. lean, tense, and fast moving. ida’s direction is deft, immersive, the camera work by the italian cinematographer nicholas musuraca - a graduate of the val lewton b-horror factory - is DAZZLING - thickly contrasted, at times smoky, and times severely clean. not a single minute of the film is a fatty minute. each line, shot, musical and sound cue, and lighting choice adds up crucially to the whole, adds up to the incredible final sequence, in…

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  • Vox Lux

    Vox Lux

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    alslllanakallabsjsksksk WHAT.

    if I could sum this movie up in a word it would be CHOICES. brady and natalie have both made some ......... em, choices. in this ... film. 

    i should not have seen this the night after i saw The Favourite, which ventured so much and accomplished even more. Vox Lux ... ventured. choices were made.

    i want to say i feel bad for natalie because she can clearly do better than this - the writing was absolutely…

  • The Royal Tenenbaums

    The Royal Tenenbaums

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    the unbearable whiteness of being