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  • Summer of 84

    Summer of 84

    ★★★★

    "The Weirdest Shit Happens In The Suburbs."

    Wonderful throw-back retrohorror from the makers of Turbo Kid. Not perfect, but eminently enjoyable, although i came of age during this time, so my objectivity is thoroughly biased.

    The Good:
    1. The cast. All well-acted, although they are pretty much the prototypical pack of geeks you'd expect to see in any 80s flick. That's actually a BONUS, as i feel like a lot of the reason a lot of people (myself included) like…

  • The Countess

    The Countess

    ★★★½

    full review to follow.

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  • Absentia

    Absentia

    ★★★½

    Three horror movies for the second day of OHMC, going strong and steady.

    This arthouse thriller started off shaky, looking like some b-grade student flick made for HBO or something. There was something in the production of the first 5 minutes, but it ironed out and the fourth wall was re-established, allowing me to fall under Mike Flanagan's spell.

    Absentia has a simple but very effective premise. Two sisters, one missing husband. Danny's been missing for 7 years, and Tricia…

  • Masculin Féminin

    Masculin Féminin

    ★★★★★

    "This film is the child of Marx and Coca-Cola"
    An absolutely stunning chapter in Godard's filmography.
    An in-depth examination of Parisian revolutionary youth.
    One of the most visually beautiful, striking films i've ever seen. Pure class.