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  • Dead & Buried

    Dead & Buried

    ★★★★½

    I enjoyed this so much. If you put Twin Peaks, Stephen King, and The Twilight Zone in a blender I imagine you would end up with something like this.
    I read and collect an Italian horror comic called Dylan Dog and halfway through I realised that one of the early issues was inspired by this film, which meant that I saw the end coming, but it didn't spoil it one bit. Anzi!

  • The Void

    The Void

    ★★★★

    A big fat love letter to John Carpenter. I'm down with that.

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  • In a Lonely Place

    In a Lonely Place

    ★★★★★

    Still perfect, still gorgeous and devastating. Gloria Grahame is exquisite and Bogart is at the top of his game.

    I first saw it about a year ago; watching it the second time around I was able to really luxuriate in every moment. And I was lucky enough to catch it on the big screen: magic.

  • On Dangerous Ground

    On Dangerous Ground

    ★★★★½

    I knew I was going to love this right from the start. Sometimes I just get that feeling; everything seems right.
    This is a film of two parts, the first being an excellent study of the dark heart of the city. It's a beautiful start, like a textbook of noir, with some great dialogue too. It shows Robert Ryan's character struggling with loneliness, rage, and rank cynicism, drowning in the darker side of human nature that he comes into contact…