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  • The Blair Witch Project

    The Blair Witch Project

    ★★★½

    —I'm scared to close my eyes, I'm scared to open them. We're gonna die out here.

    I will never be able to experience The Blair Witch Project the way audiences experienced it in 1999, and that makes me a little sad. Back then people thought it was real (and it still looks/feels like it could be real), but the movie just doesn't have the same effect when you know it's fake - it's just not THAT scary at this point.…

  • House of Wax

    House of Wax

    ★★★

    This is somehow simultaneously absurd and entertaining.

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  • The Thing

    The Thing

    ★★★★★

    Critics in 1982: disappointing... failure... Carpenter blows it...
    MacReady: Yeah, fuck you too!

    This was my first time watching The Thing (I know, I know...), and my expectations were incredibly high. After years of hearing about how much of a masterpiece this movie is, I wasn't sure if it would live up to the hype. But it did. Oh yes, it did.

    While it's famous for its visual effects, the suspence and paranoia delivered by The Thing are simply outstanding.…

  • Alien: Covenant

    Alien: Covenant

    ★★★★

    The range of emotions I see from other people about this movie is like Prometheus all over again, but for different reasons. Ridley Scott just can't make people happy at this point.

    Honestly, I enjoyed the hell out of this, and it's a solid 4 out of 5 sci-fi horror. Alien: Covenant delivers the thrills, the action, the gore, the badass lady, and the Fassbender. Do characters make bad decisions? You bet they do. You know, just like they did…