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  • Doctor Sleep

    Doctor Sleep

    ★★★★

    It’s both terrifying and daunting to elaborate on a film that is a literal icon of dread. Stepping into the shoes once held by Stanley Kubrick is near impossible. But Mike Flanagan has been on a roll by making films that elicit the neo horror genre without falling into a black hole of meaningless jump scares. What made THE SHINING terrifying was the atmospheric tension of a man slowly falling into madness.

    DOCTOR SLEEP doesn't try to match that terror.…

  • Seven Days in May

    Seven Days in May

    ★★★

    It was honestly hard to watch this in an election year. It made you pine over the good ol' political days when you simply lived in fear of a nuclear holocaust.

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  • Goya's Ghosts

    Goya's Ghosts

    ★★½

    Producer: So, you want Javier Bardem and Randy Quaid in your film?

    Forman: Yes!

    Producer: Okay. And Javier will be the King of Spain?

    Forman: No. I want Randy as the King.

    Producer: But, I just d...

    Forman: (*interrupts) I directed AMADEUS

    Producer: Ok. Ok. And you want Natalie Portman. As the mother or the daughter?

    Forman: Yes.

    Producer: Yes?

    Forman: Yes. I saw ATTACK OF THE CLONES. I want her to be a clone.

    Producer: Ok. I'm putting my…

  • The Driller Killer

    The Driller Killer

    ★½

    It's confirmed in the first 5 minutes of the movie that the drill within the killer's household is a corded electric drill. Therefore I find the remaining 91 minutes invalid.