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  • Lost Highway
  • Last Year at Marienbad
  • Thelma
  • Suspiria

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  • Next of Kin

    ★★★½

  • Nobody

    ★★★½

  • The Doom Generation

    ★★★★

  • A Dark Song

    ★★★★½

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  • Next of Kin

    Next of Kin

    ★★★½

    A fairly average slasher plot about shenanigans at a nursing home, inherited by the protagonist upon the death of her mother, is elevated by interesting direction and some great atmosphere. The movie uses slow motion very effectively and judicious breaking of the 180-degree rule, amongst other standout visual storytelling methods, to add more immersion and paranoia to the main character's mounting anxiety. This is one of those movies where there's a lot of tense, seemingly aimless wandering around in a…

  • Nobody

    Nobody

    ★★★½

    The Gerald's Game lady should've taken notes from this guy

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  • The Haunting

    The Haunting

    ★★★★★

    Theo: "that passageway...we haven't tried that one yet"

    Eleanor: "I know writers who use subtext and they're all cowards"

  • Possum

    Possum

    ★★★★

    Men will literally make repeated futile attempts against the backdrop of a desolate British marshland to destroy the hideous oversized man-spider puppet acting as avatar of unspecified past trauma before going to therapy

    Further thoughts over on an episode of Celluloid Citizens, a podcast about film