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  • High Life

    High Life



    Denis is a master working at the highest caliber imaginable. High Life is one of the most profound films for visuals and dynamic storytelling. I am left in utter disarray after finishing this film, and will have to take the time to properly process and revisit before I can come up with a cohesive opinion. But High Life is a sublime film that demands to be experienced, created by an auteur working at the highest standard.

  • Climax



    Gaspar NoΓ© is a man who is entirely comfortable with his craft. Climax is a culmination of the works that I have seen from him thus far, an explosive cacophony that only he can make. When this is released here in the US, people are going to absolutely hate it. It's going to be one of the most divisive films in recent history, and rightfully so. Here, NoΓ© is at his most unbridled, offering another horrifying glimpse into his nightmares.…

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  • The Forest of Love

    The Forest of Love


    Sono has his foot on the accelerator, never letting up, leaving viewers completely breathless in The Forest of Love, which typically is draining, but gives this film new life. Sion Sono has become one of my favorite contemporary filmmakers, with every film managing to impress me more and more. Netflix releases The Forest of Love, and it seems they just gave him money and said β€œgo to town”, since this is unadulterated Sono, offering teenage schoolgirls, amateur filmmakers, and exuberant…

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  • Vertigo



    Hitchcock is a master storyteller, and Vertigo is certainly one of his best stories yet.

    What makes this film so intriguing is how complex it is. There are so many layers that are slowly revealed that lead to one of the greatest climaxes of all time. Hitchcock's slow burner slowly gives you the information, making you pay extreme attention to what is going on, or else you are going to be lost.

    James Stewart (who also starred in the amazing…

  • You're Next

    You're Next


    You're Next proves that horror/thriller films can be stunning with the right people making it.

    You're Next is gritty, gory and surprisingly comedic. These elements have been working well together as of late! This film balances everything out and makes sure everything is done at the perfect time.

    After watching this again, I actually enjoyed it more! I saw the comedic parts and just saw how amazing the filming was. Those grey tones and brown times are to die for! Hence, You're Next is one of the best horror/thrillers to come out in a long time.