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  • Suspiria



    A transfixing technicolor marvel; harsh reds, blues, and greens painting a kaleidoscopic nightmare of paranoia. Suspiria is a horror flick that puts aethsethics above all else, telling its story more succinctly through the undulated terror in the eyes of its stalked victims, than through its somewhat stilted dubbed dialogue. 

    The tension, which is stretched throughout its runtime, comes from it’s unpredictability. The cause of the series of murders is left implied, but somewhat undefined until the end of the film,…

  • Police Story

    Police Story


    Holy crap. That’s about all I can muster in response to Police Story, my first full experience with a Jackie Chan directed movie. Chan’s athleticism combined with his eye for directing action compositions makes for some the of most outlandishly cool fight choreographies ever caught on celluloid. The fluidity of each blow and movement, the constant manic use of improvisation, and the insane stunts all culminate in a film that feels as though it only could have come from one…

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  • Get Out

    Get Out


    Get Out is an exceedingly tightly plotted horror-comedy that manages to simultaneously be a scary self-parody, and a poignant social commentary.

    One of the most commendable attributes of Get Out is its meticulously crafted screenplay. Every line has purpose, whether that purpose is foreshadowing future events, a double meaning that can only be understood once the full picture is clear, or framing the characters. All of the film’s twists are hidden in plain sight, disguised in double entendres and visual…

  • John Wick: Chapter 2

    John Wick: Chapter 2


    What a wonderful cacophony of violence.

    The first John Wick movie was a great surprise, a tightly knit series of gunfights and well-choreographed action. It took small jabs at the standard revenge premise, while simultaneously imbuing the mayhem with emotional heft.

    However, that was only the beginning for Chad Stahelski and friends, and in John Wick Chapter Two they somehow managed to one-up the original with a series of absurdly cool action vignettes tied together by captivating world building.