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  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    "I'll go get started on the apocalypse."

    Took my mother for round two. As with every out-of-left-field art film I show her, she responded with, "That was weird!"

    mother! finds Aronofsky coming to terms with the repercussions of putting faith in the literal word. The Poet writes beautifully (or so the guests say), but the impact of His words comes at the great expense and physical devastation of that which truly inspires him. It's only after he gives back to…

  • mother!

    mother!

    ★★★★★

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  • It

    It

    ★★★★

    It is a cinematic event that brings Horror back full circle. The influence of King’s original work in recent genre fare feeds back into Muschietti’s exceptional adaptation. It knows where it came from, it knows where it wants to go, but more importantly, it knows what we have been longing to see from the genre. See this with a crowd, and be prepared for potentially sleepless nights.

    Also, Bill Skarsgård for Best Supporting Actor.

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  • Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

    ★★★★

    David Lynch's The Passion of the Christ, a harrowing dive into all the pain and suffering inflicted by fear of the unknown. Left without a true audience surrogate, we are forced to endure all that Laura Palmer endures, and the effect makes for the most upsetting film in Lynch's twisted oeuvre. We are thrust through the dark portal that Lynch typically asks us to walk through, but in doing so, he implores us to consider Laura's point of view entirely…