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  • Loved

    Loved

    Watched this film yesterday, still thinking about it. It has an ethereal atmosphere though the theme is heavy. It portrays emotionally fragile people caught in abusive relationships. A sensitive woman conditioned/programmed by education/religious believes to think she deserves punishment, and incapable to rebel against it. A woman absorbing violence as a way of redemption for “not being good”. It is actually terrifying, to think you deserve the beating, and to associate it with being loved, being bettered. Robin Wright is…

  • Annihilation

    Annihilation

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

    Initially I had some difficulties adjusting to the terrible, clumsy looking CGI effects, they had this retrograde vibe about them which was a bit annoying, off-putting. But once the team entered the Shimmer, I began to warm up to them, and highly enjoyed some of the visual treats of the wild, mutated landscape, the colored molded woods and stone surfaces, the floral clusters, the “green humanoids" from the deserted town, the crystal trees adorning the beach and the menacing, primordial…

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  • The Pyramid

    The Pyramid

    World’s worst archaeologists got struck by luck and made a groundbreaking discovery in Egypt, unearthing a three sided pyramid. And since there’s no cure for being the world’s worst archaeologists, pretty soon they’ll all go down the rabbit hole dragging along a TV crew assigned to catch on camera the big historical event. And what can possibly go wrong when you idiotically and blindly adventure in the uncharted labyrinth of a freshly discovered pyramid. Obviously, the answer is: everything. Yes,…

  • Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland

    Sleepaway Camp III: Teenage Wasteland

    Whenever I pick a cheap little slasher for a junk viewing I leave my brain at the door because I know it won’t be the type of film that will require its involvement. And once I do that, all the rules and pretentiousness about high art film making can be forgotten and I let myself sleazily entertained and swallowed by the huge blob of cheese, no strings attached. To me, Sleepaway Camp films are the ugly ducklings of the classic…