Evan Whitford
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  • Trash Humpers

    Trash Humpers

    ★★★

    Hooptober 5.0

    Film #9: 2/6 Decades (2000s)


      It's no Gummo or Julien Donkey-Boy, but I really wish this is what Korine would still aim to make: Low budget tapestries of pointlessness. We're probably not going to see this side of Korine for a while post-Spring Breakers, but this sheer ambition is what I truly adore about him.

  • The Babadook

    The Babadook

    ★★★½

    Hooptober 5.0

    Film #8: 2/2 women directed films


      I'm not sure if I'm the only person who caught the autism parallels in this film. I thought it was very clear throughout the film, but it doesn't seem like anyone else picked up on it. The entire thing where the more you deny it, the worse it gets, the mom going absolutely insane over protecting her son, et cetera, it's all there.

      I jokingly described this to my brother (who watched…

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  • Body Double

    Body Double

    ★★★½

    Hooptober 5.0

    Film #7: 1/1 film with Barbara Crampton in it


    “I know zero people who do strip shows for themselves every single night.”

    -Ronit watching this film

    I'm no die hard De Palma fan, but no denying this film is really well constructed, from the nice noir look to the sharp writing. He often overcomplicates things, but even when it does get chaotic, he still has a damn fine film under his belt.

  • The Room

    The Room

    ½

    I just found out one of my mom's friend's best friends plays Michelle.