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  • Cure
  • An Elephant Sitting Still
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • The Watermelon Woman

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  • Before Sunset

    ★★★★½

  • Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

    ★★★

  • RRR

    ★★★★★

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★½

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  • Colossal

    Colossal

    Have you ever witnessed or experienced racial misappropriation? A sensation that your exotic nature as a foreigner to a white person is seen as an opportunity to "add value" to their idea of craft?

    Well, if you haven't and are looking, seek no further than Colossal. A film that initially demanded my respect for its incredibly low budget and mashing up of the Kaiju genre with depictions of battling personal demons.

    The central character, Gloria is a seemingly well-off New…

  • The Babadook

    The Babadook

    ★★★★

    I certainly will never show my mother this film.

    The Babadook is startlingly effective as a rather conventional horror film that veers into psychologically manipulative territory. By weaving in various themes of grief, alienation and motherhood, it uses these building blocks to make the horror more subversive and unsettling rather than exploiting shock value. To its credit as well, the reveal of the so-called "Babadook" is restrained and aptly relies on the viewer's imagination to elevate the terror.