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  • Green Snake
  • The Lords of Salem
  • Female Prisoner #701: Scorpion
  • Dawn of the Dead

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  • The Terminator

    ★★★★★

  • Marie Antoinette

    ★★

  • An Occurrence at Owl Creek Bridge

    ★★★★

  • Visions of Light

    ★★½

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  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    This film has an astonishingly bad script. After Guardians 2 and the TV shows, I knew the MCU had the potential to break away from its functional and straightforward formula into outright incompetence, but you could really spend days figuring out just how fucking deficient this thing is: the complete mishandling of Wanda, Strange, and Chavez for starters, the shameless use of the worst kind of clichés (off the top of my head, 'it was just a dream' twice, three…

  • Deep Red

    Deep Red

    ★★★★★

    After finding The Bird with the Crystal Plumage and Blood and Black Lace somewhat dry and unpleasant, lacking in human interest to make the (excellent) craft feel meaningful, it was a delightful surprise to find out how warm Deep Red is (I watched the longer Italian cut, which I gather is more indulgent and character-centric). The film does a tremendous job of blending the giallo elements with scenes between Hemmings' Marcus and Nicolodi's Gianna that border on screwball comedy. Both…

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  • House

    House

    ★★★★★

    Utterly demented. It's singularly unique, hilarious and intoxicating, and one of the most inspiring films about the joys of film-making I could ever hope to see.

  • Cowboy Bebop

    Cowboy Bebop

    ★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Genuinely not sure what people see in this, beyond the soundtrack, the high production values and the, like, three good episodes. To be fair, those three episodes, 'Asteroid Blues', 'The Ballad of Fallen Angels', and 'Pierrot Le Fou', are well-crafted, cleverly stylised little vignettes, each deserving of a place in the Anime Hall of Fame.

    But jeez, the rest of the series does not live up to those episodes, nor do justice to the soundtrack. There are some fun episodes…