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  • The Cabin in the Woods

    The Cabin in the Woods

    ★★★½

    I'm surprised but also not surprised that I've never seen this until now being that it has a lot of elements ( Joss Whedon and meta-horror) that I inherently dislike. One thing that was unexpected was that " the twist" of the film is pretty much mostly given away at the beginning.
    This film is one where the meta horror aspect actually works because the premise of the lab that's controlling the characters reality is established and given realism so…

  • Color Out of Space

    Color Out of Space

    ★★½

    This kind of reminded me of a sci-fi original movie but with slightly better special fx. There's definitely a lot interesting elements but a lot of things just don't quite connect in a convincing way.
    I'm happy Richard Stanley is directing again but unsure if this will be a spring board onto better ideas or just a weird footnote to his strange career

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  • Midsommar

    Midsommar

    ★★★★

    Mb a less scary film than Hereditary but an overall more satisfying one? Particularly enjoyed how Aster shows his mastery of the blackest comedy in the final scenes.

  • Ghost Stories

    Ghost Stories

    ★★★

    Unsure of how I totally felt about this....it seems to be the case of a lot of the Jeremy dyson projects that they're undeniably clever and work better as comedies but don't connect in the visceral way that horror needs to to actually frighten.
    The introduction to the Alex Lawther segment was the creepiest in my mind. His acting was so grotesque and the mise en scene was genuinely nightmarish. However once the actual story starts it's kind of a…