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  • Star Time

    Star Time

    ★★★½

    I love what this film was going for even though it suffers for both budget and experience limitations.

    What Star Time is is a serial killer drama that tries to be unique in its execution. There are twinges of surrealism and specifically nightmare logic and dream reality. It's also a very bloodless affair (I think you see one on screen death) that focuses on the mental state of the lead character and how his illness is continuing to twist his…

  • The Strangers: Prey at Night

    The Strangers: Prey at Night

    ★★★½

    Rewatching on blu and the visual quirks didn't stand out as terribly to me this time. The quick zooms are still out of place and terrible but the pool scene is still canon. Just an amazing scene. I do love how it's just a slasher movie and plays with that genre to make the most of a really simplistic film.

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  • Cannibal Holocaust

    Cannibal Holocaust

    ★★★★★

    Part of My Italian Horror/Giallo Adventure

    The lore and reputation surrounding this film is something every cinephile has heard. It's created both an air of mystique and a fear. Many people refuse to watch the film because of the reputation, fearing that's it's just too much for them to handle. As a filmgoer that knows no fear, Cannibal Holocaust is a film that screamed to be watched, to have the experience known.

    Let's start with the good, shall we. This…

  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin

    ★★★★★

    Year in Review: 2014

    This is Cinéma Pur, a work of art that can only exist within the medium of film. It eschews the traditional storytelling narrative in favor for the experience. The plot is there, the story and narrative rises and falls exist, but the film never tells you anything.

    The essence of cinema, and thus this film, is to feed the viewer with images and sound. There is no rule that dictates the mechanisms with which a viewer…