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  • Hereditary



    An all around strong horror film that speaks to very basic fears to heightened effect most of all thanks to Toni Collette's immense performance. Beyond that you get the strong unraveling of what's going on and the hopelessness to fix it, which is built upon precise writing and pacing. I can see them daring to make a sequel, but it could never amount to the reveal of the unknown behind this story. It only works because the audience is kept well in the dark until the third act or even the final scene.

  • First Reformed

    First Reformed


    Ethan Hawke is terrific. The writing gives him great room to perform. Even the stylistic flourishes work and speak to this poor man who cant seem to find the equilibrium between hope and dispair. I didn't expect Schrader to still have so much in him. It's a soulful film.

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