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  • The Seduction

    The Seduction

    ★★★

    One of the very best ‘erotic’ thrillers of the 90’s; ejaculated prematurely in 1982.

  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★

    the material is good; the production is lavish, and the acting is resplendent

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  • Hardcore

    Hardcore

    ★★★★½

    rewatching this film in anticipation for Schrader’s new film First Reformed, i was not disappointed by my own high expectations since watching this for my first time a half-decade ago... love everything about this film, from the brilliant casting + acting, its perfect slow-burn pacing, the seedy underbelly color palets used for 1970’s LA, and the vibey score. 
    can’t help but be reminded of a film i’d seen since: The inferior-in-every-single-way 8MM dir by Joel Schumacher/starring Nicholas Cage...Despite the execution,…

  • Good Time

    Good Time

    ★★★★

    best of 2017