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  • The Blackcoat's Daughter

    The Blackcoat's Daughter

    ★★★★★

    i didn't so much watch this as have it deep seeded into my subconscious. i woke feeling like i had dreamed it. lonely, icy, distant, & remote. then at the end, alone at night, on an abandoned road, where suddenly all the momentum of before - stops. familiar careens into stillness. movement is a blot. abruptly hung in a dark that will not lift for hours, maybe ever. suddenly terribly alone. where no amount of chasing will turn up what you're…

  • Dracula 3D

    Dracula 3D

    ★★★★½

    UNDER THE SIGN OF MERCURY

    With These Yellow Candles
    ::: Invoking Again the Candle Lich :::

    if all draculas are a reconstitution of memories of dracula & the Shards of Dracula Memory from the way time has splintered into rocks their foregoing sisters,

    then i too reconstitute anew with each vision
    for this is a Benediction
    to one broken into parts
    to see New Birth again & gain Strength,
    like drinking the Blood,
    as we are here offered New Blood.

    it is…

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  • What Keeps You Alive

    What Keeps You Alive

    what is love?
    baby, don't hurt me
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  • Heavy Metal Parking Lot

    Heavy Metal Parking Lot

    ★★★★★

    strip away the deep cocooning layers of severely inhibiting self-critical traumatized anxiety that govern my being in the world, and HMPL is like the burned out inarticulate/barely coherent pattern of my brain as it actually operates. it feels so freeing to finally watch. few movies have ever made me feel more seen.

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  • House

    House

    ★★★★★

    Sixty in September: 10/60

    There are so many things to be fascinated by in this beautiful, wild movie, but two things really stick out to me. Obayashi talks about them in the interview on the Criterion materials:

    One is the war and the atomic bombings. Obayashi is originally from Hiroshima. He says, quietly and candidly, that most his friends didn't survive the bombings, as a child. The second is Obayashi's sense of how children view and experience the world. He…

  • Possession

    Possession

    ★★★★

    Hoop-Tober #14

    Ana's spectral screams as she flows and dances like a ghoul in the subway. All I could do was cry at it, with her, for her. Some freeing thing and all the bindings too coming up as blood and spit. Woman spirit birthed up from the grave womb of the earth.

    There are doppelgangers and spies and the shadow of the Wall and monsters and eyes. The man with pink socks. And it is so profoundly sad. It's…