Electric Dreams

Powerviolence and EDM enthusiast.

Favorite films

  • Demonlover
  • Tokyo Decadence
  • Sunset Boulevard
  • Crash

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  • Ex Machina

  • Kafka

  • We're All Going to the World's Fair

  • Creepy

    ★★★★½

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  • We're All Going to the World's Fair

    We're All Going to the World's Fair

    Meandering r/nosleep-core, tailor-made for people who love YouTube deep dives into niche horror films and obscure digital media. There's a real intensity to the loneliness of barren parking lots, empty parks and laptop-lit rooms which you rarely see depicted onscreen with any kind of accuracy. Aided by the overtly digital aesthetic of modern found footage horror, We're All Going to the World's Fair does get to the specific sensations of insomnia-induced web browsing, not least because it at times feels…

  • Cure

    Cure

    ★★★★★

    I wrote a piece about Kiyoshi Kurosawa's deliriously apocalyptic psychological mystery for In Review Online, which you can read here.

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  • The Northman

    The Northman

    The Northman is a bloody revenge story that, in typical Eggers-fashion, is incredibly rich in absorbing period detail, folklore and magical realism, that every so often veers into horror territory. Mainly based on Saxo Grammaticus' Gesta Danorum – which chronicles the downfall of Amleth and would eventually inspire Shakespeare's Hamlet – the acclaimed director's third historical fantasy yarn dials back some of the more eccentric touches of its predecessors, in favor of a comparatively straightforward, action-heavy approach, which makes for…

  • Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Everything Everywhere All at Once

    Given our culture's current obsession with multiverses, it's unsurprising that yet another film should come around, exploring alternate dimensions and timelines. While the recent wave of universe-hopping action has so far mostly been relegated to comic book fare like the fantastic Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse and the wildly popular adult animated sci-fi comedy series Rick and Morty, it was only a matter of time until this very exploitable concept would find its way into other media as well. Enter Everything…