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  • Cecil B. Demented

    Cecil B. Demented

    ★★★★

    If Kubrick, Kurosawa, and Welles are the ideals that filmmakers should strive toward, John Waters, and this film, are the greatest frenzied fever dreams of filmmakers I've ever seen. A beautiful example of counterculture trash, in the best way.

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  • Aquaman

    Aquaman

    ★★

    A million covers of Toto's Africa and they had to choose the worst one.


    ...As for the film, it rapidly and wildly switches between the dumb trash I live for, and actual garbage.

  • The Christmas Chronicles

    The Christmas Chronicles

    ★★½

    Damn, at least Kurt's still got it.

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  • Halloween

    Halloween

    ★★★½

    Carpenter's score was phenomenal. Jamie Lee Curtis nailed her performance. To someone with his own professionally diagnosed PTSD from a somewhat similar situation, the character really resonated with me. I saw so much of myself in her. Someone close to you trying to kill you, it changes you. And it's hard to turn that into something productive. Even then, you can hyper fixate on the wrong "right" thing, like Laurie does. Sure, prepping for Michaels return was proven right, but…

  • Man Bites Dog

    Man Bites Dog

    ★★★★½

    Insane and sleazy, often crossing the line, even for someone as immersed in the horror genre as myself, this film is a gritty and very dark mockumentary dealing with both the insanity of groupthink and filmmaking in equal parts.