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  • The Snowman

    The Snowman

    cryptic boomer cinema

    the male libido shit going on was pretty crazy. the movie was harry's narcissistic opioid fantasy after watching True Detectives season 1 and passing out on the couch.
    it was snowing outside at the time - that explains the snowmen. nothing else does

  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★½

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

    I loved this movie and glad I was high on good sativa.

    I was frequently blown away as the many metaphorical narratives thread and weave together into place, with uncanny perfection, much like the workings of an organismic parasite in the world. We watch a parasite take hold of a living organism and erode its psychological and material defences, targeting each aspect of the organism for its own special destruction. The patriarch is infiltrated, the mother manipulated, the young princess…

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  • Pontypool

    Pontypool

    ★★★★

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

    Words have consequences. What a concept. Further - that words are understood uniquely and differently by every person on the planet.

    How deeply do we understand our own language? Words are just signposts; metaphors for feelings. If your deceased husband endeared you with the name "honey", its utterance you would feel on a much deeper level than anyone else. You would understand the word and its connotation, its feeling. Avoid terms of endearment. But it's just a cat, it's just…

  • Margin Call

    Margin Call

    ★★★★

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

    There's something to be said for a film that can make economics and numbers engrossing and interesting. Even without the foggiest idea of what's going on, you can still enjoy this movie on the strength of its actors - who all provide stellar performances - and the fresh take on the concept of the recession and economic crisis: the 'bad guys' point of view.

    What this film comes down to is whether to save the company or the people. To…