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  • Death Note

    Death Note

    ★★½

    Let Adam Wingard make his ultraviolent neon version of Heathers

  • The Great Wall

    The Great Wall

    A Technicolor army battles a horde of Beast Wars era CGI monsters and, for some reason, the story focuses on yet another Matt Damon character who really just doesn’t want to be there.

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  • Stoker

    Stoker

    ★★★★½

    It seems that any other director would not be able to handle Stoker's subject matter without making it feel gratuitous. Chan-wook Park somehow manages to handle Stoker's deeply disturbing material, but makes it so beautiful. I had not expected to be as put-off by some of the material in this film, but because it is all handled with such grace I found it a lot easier to get over.

    There is a predator/prey motif apparent in Stoker that is very…

  • Rashomon

    Rashomon

    ★★★★★

    My life will be defined by pre-Rashomon and post-Rashomon.