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  • De Palma

    De Palma

    ★★★½

    This documentary made me want to revisit even mediocre DePalma movies. Well done, sir.

  • The Three Stooges Meet Hercules

    The Three Stooges Meet Hercules

    ★★★

    Just realized that the guy who played the strong man buddy of the Stooges wrote the story for "Deerhunter" and that King Theseus of Rome was Otis from the "Andy Griffith Show", the Kartoon King from the ice cream eating contest of "The Brady Bunch" and the voice of Goliath on "Davey and Goliath". That's an impressive resume.

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  • Rats: Night of Terror

    Rats: Night of Terror

    ★★★

    You can rarely accuse director Bruno Mattei (here under his Vincent Dawn alias) from not delivering on his titles. Sure, the acting is wooden, the dubbing hilarious (check out the Southern belle accent in "Rats"), and technical deficiencies abound, but there are lots of rats. Big ones, small ones, white ones and black ones, fake ones and as is par for many Italian 80's horror movies, real ones that are set on fire and let loose to run around screeching.…

  • Mandy

    Mandy

    ★★★★½

    I was super bummed that I didn't get to see this at a theater and was going to settle for streaming, but then the newly opened Alamo Drafthouse in my neck of the woods added it for the weekend and I'm glad I waited. This movie is loud in every sense of the word. It is oppressive, hypnotizing, exasperating, and exhausting and I loved every second of it.