Beth Winchester

Beth Winchester

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Logging since January 2017, watching since 1993.

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  • The Haunting of Bly Manor

    The Haunting of Bly Manor

    ★★★½

    DAMN that was sad!!

    Kind of bold for this season to be about like the ~horror~ of a life cut short/unrequited love/in general ambition, promise and hope all left unfulfilled. SO SAD. T'Nia Miller stealthily steals the show, but I enjoy all these people and their fine 80s fashion and hair.

    Sure this season is not "as scary" as Hill House, but I feel like it might sit with me longer.

  • Night of the Living Dead

    Night of the Living Dead

    ★★★½

    Definitely some interesting undercurrents, and filmed very economically which I like. But I'm basically never interested in the zombie phenomenon so I did lose some focus halfway through..

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  • The Suicide

    The Suicide

    ★★★

    Maybe all, or most, of TH's films are secretly horror movies.

  • Indecent

    Indecent

    ★★★★★

    (Aired with PBS' Great Performances Series)
    My real reaction is to just whimper in the fetal position.
    But I want to highlight the genius of the simplicity of it: no sets, very basic costumes, less than 10 actors who slip in and out of various characters. Richard Topol as Lemml the Stage Manager, who is the only actor to play just one role, is so heartbreaking and sympathetic. Adina Verson is great, playing several characters, including two (or three?) different…