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  • Twin Peaks: The Return

    Twin Peaks: The Return


    “Gotta light?”

    One out of the multitude of questions asked by Twin Peaks: The Return. An 18-hour long voyage deep into the mind of David Lynch, who to this day remains one of cinema’s most enigmatic figures.

    To analyze Twin Peaks feels rather unnecessary given the vastness of the multiverse built over the course of such a short run and the intentional decision to leave handfuls of the story open-ended. It’s deserving of being taken apart, studied, and discussed. But…

  • Caliber 9

    Caliber 9


    100 Films to Watch in 2020

    "The real mafia is gone."

    Layers upon layers upon layers upon layers. Di Leo crafts a world completely separate from the glitz, glamour, and stylized realm of Rome where an abundance of Italian genre cinema takes root, plunging the viewer into the seedy underbelly of the trash-ridden streets of Milan. There are a hundred different stories going on at once, the surface, the b-plot, the c-plot, and so on, but the most fascinating of…

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  • They Live

    They Live


    “That's like pouring perfume on a pig.”

    Fuck cops.

  • Videodrome



    Very horny.

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  • Showgirls



    “I have a problem with pussy.“

    Toxic people in a toxic establishment.
    That’s show business, ladies.

  • La Haine

    La Haine


    Whenever I sit down to view a much anticipated film that has been sitting in my watchlist for a very long time, I always approach with caution. It's easy for someone to get their hopes up only to be disappointed so easily. I've often championed the concept of preconceived notions being a weak (or ridiculous) reason to dislike a film, but, more often than not, that statement is wrong most of the time. In such events where I do find…