Emil Tiedemann

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  • Parasite

    Parasite

    ★★★★★

    Dark at times, gut-wrenching at others, and funny throughout, 'Parasite' is a clever film that acts as a sort of cinematic roller coaster ride. It's always satisfying to see filmmakers who truly care about what they're doing.

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  • Southbound

    Southbound

    ★★½

    Everything about this film was fine, but nothing about it was outstanding. This is an anthology film in which the multiple stories are very thinly connected, which is confusing throughout, simply because you're expecting some big reveal that ties everything together. That doesn't come.

  • The Grudge

    The Grudge

    ★★

    Although nobody asked for this film and it was tainted with Americanized horror cinema tropes, 'The Grudge' (2020) was not as bad as I expected it to be. Still, not something I would re-watch or recommend to a friend.

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  • The Blackcoat's Daughter

    The Blackcoat's Daughter

    ★★★½

    Atmospheric and eerie, this is a slow burn of a film, yet one that is worth the watch for fans of these sort of drawn-out and mysterious types of horror features. Pretty cool to hear that it was directed by the son of Anthony Perkins (of 'Psycho').

  • The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots

    The Execution of Mary, Queen of Scots

    ★★

    I'm sure this was incredibly shocking to the easy-to-fool folks of the late 19th century, but there isn't much shock value for a 21st century audience. It's hard to rate a "film" that is 40 seconds long, but...