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  • Phenomena

    Phenomena

    ★★★½

    Phenomena is another great Argento film. The ending was insane. I never knew such a small gas can could cause so much mayhem. The second to last kill literally took my breathe away because I did not predict it. I found the soundtrack to be disjointed. I also thought it drew too much attention to itself. The version I watched had a few moment of untranslated dialogue. Great camera work as always. I am glad I discovered this film maker.

  • Knock Knock

    Knock Knock

    ★★★½

    In a time where remakes are being mass produced without much improvement, we have Knock Knock. Knock Knock took the original concept from Death Game and modernized it, making it more relatable. The female roles were well played, and they created a great sense of disruption. Poor Keanu Reeves! I like to think this movie exists in the same world as The Neon Demon, and this is his punishment for how he manages motels.

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  • Hush

    Hush

    ★★★½

    I have never seen a deaf main character in a horror movie. Adding this angle effectively created higher levels of suspense and made the movie more interesting. I predict we will be seeing this used again in the near future. I don't know if it is possible to have a masked stalker without it being terrifying. There is no exception to be found here. Hope is in the air as the antagonist is constantly on the verge of winning. This…

  • The Neon Demon

    The Neon Demon

    ★★★★½

    The Neon Demon successfully surpassed the positive hype I brought into my initial viewing. The soundtrack and colors are hypnotizing. I could watch the shot of glitter snowing down for hours. When looking at almost any still frame one will see much artistic expression. The cinematography is so well done it alone makes the movie fantastic, but it also complements the story. The story may seem scarce at first, but if you find yourself thinking about it days later, its richness is proved. Not much more can be said without going into spoilers. What did the dangerous cats represent? I already want to see it again.