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  • Suspiria
  • Stalker
  • Night of the Living Dead
  • The Phantom of the Opera

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  • Giallo

    ★★½

  • Sputnik

    ★★★★

  • The Card Player

    ★★★

  • White Hot: The Rise & Fall of Abercrombie & Fitch

    ★★½

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  • Giallo

    Giallo

    ★★½

    I don’t know how they lured Argento into this thing, I mean if anyone, he should have felt that it was a flat liner from the first scene. My hypothesis, (perhaps more to cope with its existence in Argento’s timeline than fact) is that the yanks had a script, Dario went over the stinker with some revisions, eager to work with the Americans and a big company again, and then it all became the clusterfuck it is with all the…

  • Sputnik

    Sputnik

    ★★★★

    Rewatch, but equally stellar piece.

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  • American Murder: The Family Next Door

    American Murder: The Family Next Door

    ★★★

    Apart from being a terrible tragedy, I also was shocked by the obsessive taping of the children and social media posting.

  • The Eternal Jew

    The Eternal Jew

    I've got a buddy who works actively against fascism and right wing movements. He once gave me a bunch of DVDs with the explanation that I as a "film historian and cinephile" would probably understand to watch them for their value, not the message.

    What do you say about a film like this, the Nazi party's main anti-Jew propaganda piece, commissioned and partially supervised by Minister of Propaganda Joseph Goebbels himself. Well it's a manipulative monster of course, almost a…