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  • Tetsuo: The Iron Man

    Tetsuo: The Iron Man

    ★★★★★

    unafraid to explore and utilise the horror genre in an incredibly bizarre fashion, tetsuo: the iron man evokes visions of foul eroticism and the metallically grotesque, aided by what i could only describe as deranged editing and simply insane special effects. it's like being grasped by the most extraordinary nightmare, one that you wish to escape just as much as you wish to stay and witness the next events out of some morbid curiosity. contrary to the sense of disbelief…

  • Blade Runner

    Blade Runner

    ★★★★★

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

    swirls of shadowy ambers and blues consume the city streets as smoke and rain bury the air; somewhere in the bustling crowds, a man rests on a window through which devices such as televisions are sold.
    clearly an outsider, the man is reading a newspaper, and decides to purchase some food from a nearby stall. noodles, perhaps.

    blade runner is brimming with ideas to be analysed. some of these ideas reflect the film's production context, such as the onset of…

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  • It's Such a Beautiful Day

    It's Such a Beautiful Day

    ★★★★★

    this film is so fucking cathartic and i'm incredibly glad i chose to rewatch it today, jfc

    over the past few days, i've been cycling through a range of feelings. negative feelings. i could go on about what i've been feeling, but ultimately, it can be summarised with this specific feeling of hatred i possess towards myself for feeling so much in the first place.

    HOWEVER! it is not by any means a warrant for self-hatred to feel overwhelmed in…

  • Vertigo

    Vertigo

    ★★★★★

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

    "You shouldn't keep souvenirs of a killing. You shouldn't have been that sentimental!"

    A statement that escapes the lips of John "Scottie" Ferguson as he, in a sudden enraged frenzy, proclaims his awareness of the situation; the situation that steered him down and down until he could be nothing more than a tormented man clutching at whatever reality he could still perceive.

    A rather ironic statement - Scottie's souvenir being his memory of Madeleine, of course.

    Upon catching sight of…