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  • Dumplin'

    Dumplin'

    ★★★★

    <3

  • Hour of the Wolf

    Hour of the Wolf

    ★★★

    when I heard ingmar bergman had a horror movie I jumped at the chance to see it. in my opinion it's definitely a step down from his other movies I've seen (only persona & autumn sonata). it feels messier and I found a lot of the usual bergman techniques didn't quite work in this movie as well as they do in others. the plot is still very dark and based on internal conflict, but the movie goes kind of all over the place in executing that. definitely a movie worth revisiting soon!

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  • Midsommar

    Midsommar

    ★★★★½

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

    this made me uncomfortable. it was cathartic, beautiful, funny, crushing and disturbing. I loved it

    it didn’t feel as much like a horror movie as I thought it would, which isn’t a bad thing. I also appreciate how much humour was incorporated as well. I think it’s obvious that ari aster wasn’t trying to scare the audience in a traditional sense which he does with Hereditary, it’s more of a disorienting, tense and uncomfortable watch. the movie feels like a…

  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★★½

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

    this movie was pretty much exactly what i expected going into it. i don't think this is a masterpiece like some people say, but i don't think it's total trash like others say either. this is a great journey movie of this guy's dark evolution from victim to perpetrator; trying to be good in a world he feels is against him, so he eventually chooses violence.
    pros:
    - joaquin phoenix makes this entire movie worth the price of admission (and…