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  • Love Me Deadly

    Love Me Deadly

    ★★★

    35mm print.

    Valentine's Day date movie!

    An effective thriller with maybe not enough necrophilia? Interesting editing (same editor as Curtis Harrington's QUEEN OF BLOOD) and a genuinely creepy performance by Timothy Scott.

    Also glad to hear they used real members from The Church of Satan in the cult scenes!

  • Winter Kills

    Winter Kills

    ★★★

    35mm print.

    One of the most perplexing and fascinating films I've ever seen.

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  • The Night of the Hunter

    The Night of the Hunter

    ★★★★

    35mm Print. This film is a beauty. The shot of Shelley Winters underwater should be in museums. I swear Seymour Skinner is channeling Robert Mitchum in this movie.

  • A Summer at Grandpa's

    A Summer at Grandpa's

    ★★★★

    35mm print. I might be a sucker for films made through the eyes of children, but this one seemed especially truthful and Hou's style is a perfect fit for examining childhood dreams and realities. The plot is simple, a young boy and his sister spend a summer at their grandparents' house in the country while their mother is ill. They spend their days climbing trees, swimming in a stream, searching for missing cattle, and as the official synopsis states "coming…