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  • Climax
  • The Shining
  • Raw
  • Mulholland Drive

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  • The Doom Generation

  • X

    ★★½

  • The Banshees of Inisherin

    ★★★★½

  • Knives Out

    ★★★★½

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  • The Doom Generation

    The Doom Generation

    I see you Gregg Araki.

    This is the first of his films I’ve watched, so the grain of salt should be implied… But that being said, it totally feels like a hole has been filled (in a cinematic sense, you naughty).

    On this roadtrip to Cinephileville, most pit stops are boring and forgettable and encourage the use of hand sanitizer after the fact, just to rid yourself of the experience. But once in a while you reach a landmark that…

  • X

    X

    ★★½

    Horror is such a difficult genre to get right. Some common criticisms are how slow and boring the build up is, making a majority of the film a downright slog only tolerable in the hope that some insanity is packed into act three. Another is how scares are often designed to make audiences jump, choosing a quick but empty violent reaction after which a great deal of the tension dissipates. Or how certain characters are placed on screen with no…

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  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★★★½

    When myself and two buddies were driving back from a hike up at Roman Nose in North Idaho, I learned that one of them was really into horror films. This blew my mind because I never would have suspected that claim from this guy, but I was delighted!

    After convincing our horror-loving friend that Salo was a very different kind of... well, everything, we settled on Hereditary, and my sigh of relief could be heard for miles.

    But on to…

  • Princess Mononoke

    Princess Mononoke

    ★★★★★

    It was one of those nights when the movie gods really didn't want us watching Princess Mononoke. It seemed like everything that could possibly stand in our way did, but after a full hour of various troubleshooting attempts, we prevailed and got to see a pretty badass and beautiful film! With good friends and a little homegrown mary jane in the mix, it turned out to be a pretty great night!

    I will preface this by saying that this was…