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  • Fifteen and Pregnant

    Fifteen and Pregnant

    ★★★

    Compelling stuff. Alrighty then.

  • Suspiria

    Suspiria

    ★★

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

    Some notes...

    - I remember finding the original to have some really crazy amazing scenes but growing into tedium that feels twice the length of its runtime. I remember loving the window scenes and most of the first half or so, but by the time maggots were falling from the ceiling, I was checked out. I have only seen it on home video, so it may be a wildly different experience in the theater.

    This one has some crazy amazing…

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  • Bully

    Bully

    Man, I have so many complicated feelings about bullies!

    I don't particularly like giving this 1 star, but it really is a lazy documentary with almost nothing to offer but a brief glimpse at some sad sacks. No real solutions, no psychological insight, nothing.

    The most heartbreaking are sequences with parents discussing their dead children, especially one bit where a mom discusses the mundane details of renovating a room so it won't evoke the visual memory of her son hanging…

  • Black Christmas

    Black Christmas

    ★★★★

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

    Some notes:

    - #1 of my Hoop-Tober challenge.

    - The slashers were the ones I was least looking forward to, so I picked this one first to get it out of the way. I've heard it was good, but just not being a fan of the subgenre, I still half expected a turd.

    - I loved it. It's lacking a lot of the trademarks that puts me off a lot of slashers: try-hard gore, gratuitous T&A, villains tailor made for…