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  • We Are What We Are

    We Are What We Are


    Part 6 of Hoop-Tober 4.0!

    It all went downhill from that intro.

    Don't get me wrong, there were some glimpses into an alternate reality where this is a really great film. The scene with the father finding the skull and bones in the tree that fell. Uh...I think a few others. A lot of Julia Garner's scenes.

    Otherwise it felt like a film relying on tension that had the tension in it's hand on the way out the door, but…

  • Rosemary's Baby

    Rosemary's Baby


    Part 5 of Hoop-Tober 4.0!

    If you know me, you know I'm someone who doesn't have any issue allowing a movie the time to build it's tension to a crescendo. So Rosemary's Baby is in rarefied air for me - a critically-acclaimed movie that I did think was way too slow at points. I fully respect the "slow burn," as many call it, but this is one of those few instances where I really don't see the thrall people are…

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  • Freaks of Nature

    Freaks of Nature


    >this never got a wide release
    >this will never be a cult film
    >a majority of people will die having never enjoyed this

    Fuck me right up. Why even live?

  • Star Wars: The Force Awakens

    Star Wars: The Force Awakens


    On December 16, 2015, I decided that life isn't so bad and it's pretty worth living after all. Thanks, Star Wars.

    If you have a problem with that, you can literally felate me.

    No but seriously, I'm beyond a loss for words if I'm being really real. Myself and four friends saw this alone in an auditorium. We collectively jumped up and screamed at least one dozen times, and probably spent a third of the movie sitting on the barricade behind our seats. You know, like children would do when they're seeing something beyond special or spectacular.