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  • Happy Death Day 2U

    Happy Death Day 2U

    ★★★½

    Really liked the first 25 minutes or so, which feel like a season 3 episode of Community (make of that what you will). That this movie follows so many tangents is both a strength and a weakness, but I give it points for ballsiness. It reminds me of, of all things, Curse of the Cat People, another arguably not-even-horror sequel to a horror movie. That being said, it's definitely not as strong as the first, but Jessica Rothe continues to be super impressive.

  • Blood for Dracula

    Blood for Dracula

    ★★★★

    Udo Kier unsurprisingly makes for an excellent Dracula, very fey and pathetic which is not a take I've really seen before (closest is maybe Kinski's Nosferatu, but he's obviously far less comedic). Joe Dallesandro is hilarious as the misogynist communist farmhand with the ridiculous New York accent. Gloriously trashy, bloody fun.

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  • Stripped to Kill

    Stripped to Kill

    ★★★★

    Kind of a revelation. At first glance, this is typical ‘80s Corman sexploitation. But first time director Katt Shea brings a really unique eye and perspective to it, depicting the women who work at the strip club as real women and workers with genuine personalities and ambitions (casting real strippers in some of the roles certainly helped), not just as eye candy (some might think it a stretch to call a movie filled with this many scenes of women stripping…

  • Under the Silver Lake

    Under the Silver Lake

    ★★

    Inherent Vice for guys in their 30s who have their Tinder age range set to 18-24