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  • Before Sunset
  • Submarine
  • Scott Pilgrim vs. the World
  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

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  • Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers

    ★★★

  • Malignant

  • Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

    ★★★½

  • Halloween III: Season of the Witch

    ★★★★

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  • Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers

    Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers

    ★★★

    Okay, so a ton of math to be done here. Firstly, that’s five stars already for Danielle Harris, who as Gourley & Rust have pointed out is probably the best actor in the whole Halloween franchise. Minus ten for the comedy music and sound effects for the moron cops (the sentiment is fair enough but there’s a time and a place for boy-oy-oing noises). Plus five for the most unhinged Donald Pleasance yet, Dr Loomis is truly as much, if not…

  • Malignant

    Malignant

    Well this was a new level of nonsense I was not aware existed. It’s like James Wan just saw Raising Cain and asked Brian DePalma to hold his beer. Absolute tosh haha.

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  • Tiny Furniture

    Tiny Furniture

    ★★★★

    I think I'm supposed to hate movies like this, the drifty after college middle class angst movies, but I just don't. I've never seen Garden State, about which I am reasonably proud, but I do love The Graduate, I really liked Greenberg (the ultimate graduate), and I loved Tiny Furniture. I'm sure, if viewed from a certain angle, this could seem like an indie-gazing navel fest, but something in Lena Dunham's delivery of the scenario, her character, the mopey realism, really charmed me. I simply enjoyed this movie and I want to see her make more of them.

  • Irreversible

    Irreversible

    ★★★★★

    This movie is deeply unpleasant and unsettling. It's actually a dreadful, awful experience being in its company throughout its running time. It is also one of the best films I have ever seen. Unlike Memento, to which it could clearly be compared in terms of structure, there is an actual point to the storytelling trickery, that of peeling back the layers from revenge to crime to peace. It's a fascinating way to get to know a set of characters, and…