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  • Max Headroom Pirating Incident

    Max Headroom Pirating Incident

    ★★

    Sometimes I have a sense of weirded out fear and think this was going to develop to a gross-out fest if it weren't for the cut, like something John Waters might pull off.

  • Dog Star Man

    Dog Star Man

    ★★★½

    I like the more abstract shots and textures of the film, despite falling down at some parts. Talking about that issue is Part 1, which is calming and more ambient-like if acting as the centerpiece between the flashing shots projected from the Prelude. Surely it continues without leaving its dense layers and effects that began it all; parts 2-4 have more of a background behind them and result between a mix of the visual madness of the Prelude and the…

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  • Cat Soup

    Cat Soup

    ★★★★

    A surreal apocalyptic story. Every element plays its own character role, whether material or human, playing with the internal existence of a fictional world. Self-aware, ever-changing. Everything loses themselves into something or nothing. Gore is steak, blood is sauce. Takes the genre to all of its bright and dark horizons in a moe visual style.

    Mostly a first-watch optimized movie at an aftersight, however.

  • Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom

    Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom

    ★★★

    (This movie went over my head. Don't think of reading my review)

    I would have expected something completely different about it.

    This was one of the first of the infamous transgressive films I've seen, which actually lacked something during the first 30 minutes of the film. The shock value actually passes in each special scene, but for me it feels like nothing had ever happened, as I kept imagining on my head an unseen brutality the movie shied away from.…