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  • Suspiria

    Suspiria

    ★★★★

    This was a weird one. The plot itself is pretty straightforward. A young American girl goes overseas for ballet school, and she slowly learns the dark secret behind the school.

    What makes this stand out is the bizarre imagery and use of colours. There are a lot of surreal scenes. I wasn't able to determine what, if any, symbolism that the specific colours have during my viewing.

    The score, by Goblin, is also awesome. I think I may have to see this in HD at some point, just to truly appreciate the sight and sound of this.

  • My Cousin Vinny

    My Cousin Vinny

    ★★★★

    I like courtroom movies, and My Cousin Vinny delivers strong and I can see why it's so well regarded. Joe Pesci stars as Vinny, and he has to defend his cousin and friend from false murder charges. He also hasn't to navigate the legal system and the rural Alabama townsfolk.

    The movie apparently follows court procedures very well, and much of the humour is derived from this. Pesci and Marissa Tomei deliver strong performances in this.

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  • Get Out

    Get Out

    ★★★★

    Really good horro flick. The scares come from the situation that the protagonist is, and the protagonist is very relatable and likeable. The film tackles dogwhistle racism in a very effective manner.

  • Before Sunrise

    Before Sunrise

    ★★★★½

    Jesse (Ethan Hawke) and Celine (Julie Delpy) meet on a train and spend a night together in Vienna.

    The film depicts the start of a relationship between the two. It's so cute seeing them take the relationship further throughout the night. Things start with them stealing glances at each other, then continues to escalate. Hovering over this is the fact that Jesse is flying back to the USA the next day.

    The crux of this film is communication. Hawks and…