Eva has written 2 reviews for films rated ★★½ during 2018.

  • Halloween

    Halloween

    ★★½

    it's mostly fine but there's a few scenes that feel like they belong in an episode of Garth Marenghi's Darkplace

  • The Third Murder

    The Third Murder

    ★★½

    What works here is almost entirely visual--I'm still thinking about the way the standard shot-reverse shot of the early conversations between Shigemori and Misumi gives way to a positioning where both are included in the same shot and the glass separating them is rendered practically invisible, not to mention the clever use of overlapping reflections. That's not to say there aren't moments of genuine beauty in the drama here (e.g. Shigemori putting his hand on the glass, the bit where…