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  • The Black Cat

    The Black Cat

    ★★★★

    Fulci's films really know how to push my death anxiety buttons, with people buried alive in a few of his movies, mediums obsessed with communicating with the dead & opening portals to the beyond & exploring its depths, the way the camera zooms in on an actor, moving in uncomfortably close, inches away from their sweaty face, the camera capturing panic in their eyes.

    It wasn't until this re-watch of The Black Cat that it really sunk in that Fulci was a…

  • Hanging Heart

    Hanging Heart

    ★★★

    Hanging Heart has the most disorienting editing & so many characters tossed around that I couldn't keep straight, making it hard to follow at 2am, but I had fun in the haze of half-naked men, homoeroticism, jumbled slasher tropes and hyper-weird performances. A campy oddity with an underlining grimness, watch it for the strip search scene with a muscular dude in tighty-whities bent over a table, legs spread & a cop takes his underwear off with his nightstick [wtf?! LMAO] and stay…

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  • The Witch

    The Witch

    ★★★★★

    Let's get this out of the way, The Witch is a horror film, you can put it in all of your other subcategories but, at its very core--it's a genre film whether you feel comfortable with the classification or not.

    This film covers the horrors of colonialism, emigration, religious conviction, starvation, witch trials, patriarchy, puberty, loss, and if methodically exposing each of these very horrifying real life tribulations isn't terrifying and alarming enough, there's a god damn witch and evil…

  • The Shining

    The Shining

    ★★★★★

    After having over a meter (3 feet for my fellow Americans) of snow fall on us in just a few days, the isolated and trapped feeling gave us great cause to want to watch the ultimate cabin fever-in the depth of winter film. Regardless of how many times one has seen The Shining, it never loses that overwhelming sense of dread.

    As soon as Jack Torrance is in frame, that uneasy feeling takes over. I feel as though I wish…