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  • Boys in the Trees

    Boys in the Trees


    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    I love moody films. Even better, this one revolves around Halloween. I went in blind, not having heard anyone discussing this film before.
    While it feels like this was geared toward teenagers as the intended audience, it was still easy to fall into their little world of teenage angst, bullying, dreams, and unstable friendships. It doesn't take long to see where the story's ultimately going, but one can appreciate the road taken to arrive there.
    This is more of a…

  • The Cabin in the Woods

    The Cabin in the Woods


    After painstakingly skimming over tweets with this title in them or avoiding Twitter for days at a time, and avoiding any and all reviews of this film, I am happy to say that I went in mostly blind. Unfortunately, two jerks on Twitter had a conversation about the END SCENE. Seriously? Take that sh*t to direct messaging.

    I loved it. I even went by myself. I loved how perfectly it hit all the genre stereotypes where you think it's going…

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  • We Are What We Are

    We Are What We Are


    Somewhat arthouse look into the window of a cannibalistic mexican family bestowed with grief over the sudden disruption in their family's hierarchy after the father passes. The pacing didn't bother me. There is plenty of screaming and gore for those wanting it. The color saturation was very pretty, so much at times that it felt like I was watching a French film for some reason. What can I say? I dug it.

  • Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey

    Being Elmo: A Puppeteer's Journey


    Caught me by surprise. Kevin Clash is such a good person, I immediately felt like a jerk for mocking the Elmo character all these years. It IS an annoying character. However, Kevin's determination to do something he loved for a living was incredibly inspiring. There are all kinds of behind-the-scenes segments at Henson Studios, Henson himself, and even some nice footage of work on The Dark Crystal. A must for any and all Henson fans. It's not about Elmo. It's about a person with a passion for making people happy rising out of what could've been a crappy existence and persevering until his dreams come true.