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  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

    ★★★★★

    I think the reason I find this unnerving, is that terrible events unfold, and it is not happening to them because they are bad people. Inexplicable chaos exists, there is nothing guiding it. It feels like being plunged into darkness, just because and trying to find a way out of it.

    I think the film also works as a defamiliarization of the treatment of cattle, by changing cattle for humans. To see the horror of it. There are also some really powerful shots in this, that burn themselves into your mind. A horror classic.

  • Beetlejuice

    Beetlejuice

    ★★★★★

    I love this film.

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  • The Neon Demon

    The Neon Demon

    ★★★★½

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

    I think the movie is essentially about the idea, that if you define yourself with what exists outside of you (i.e the external) it can consume you. In this film, you can actually take that literally given how it ends.

  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★★★★

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

    I think the title of this film can work two ways. Firstly in the sense the distrust, secrecy and blame is not being worked out. So it is circular, it carries over and remains unresolved. Toni Collete's character had a bad relationship with her mother, and she has a difficult relationship with her children. Would that of continued, if her children became parents. There is an implication of it being carried over. If the problems are left how they are.…