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  • Kings Of Independence

    Kings Of Independence

    ★★★★

    Swans were a beast back in the 80s! (5 *)
    Nick Cave was doing his wild post-The Birtday Party thing with some help from Blixa Bargeld. (3 1/2 *)
    Crime and the City Solution were OK, but there was something missing. (2 *)
    36 well spent minutes, only wishing I were there in the first place. Oh well, there's this tape to watch it.

  • Mazinger Z vs. Devilman

    Mazinger Z vs. Devilman

    ★★

    I grew up watching Mazinger, but this is not my thing anymore. This was only 43 minutes and I was bored the whole time. It didn't help either that this was a crossover with Devilman, a character unknown to me. I wonder why they have to shout the name of the weapon they're about to use... That's something that always annoyed me in mecha, tokusatsu and the likes. It was a nostalgia thing, nothing more.

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  • That Darn Cat

    That Darn Cat

    ★★★

    I don't understand all the hate towards this film. It was quite funny all along, specially the final sequence with the car chasing. This is not a masterpiece, that's for sure, but we can't complain of 85 minutes of pure entertainment.

  • Jenifer

    Jenifer

    ★★★★½

    Most of the reviews I read about this participation of the Master Argento in the series were not very favorable. I really do not know the reason for that. This is the best episode I've seen so far. Intense, disturbing (Jenifer is truly disturbing; excellent make-up fx), full of suspense (Argento is keen on creating this type of very heavy ambience), gory (too much gore for Argento, not that I'm complaining, but it's not his usual style). The icing on the cake is really the soundtrack by Claudio Simonetti (ex-Goblin), a frequent contributor to Argento's films. Fantastic entry in the "Masters Of Horror" series.