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  • Diabolique
  • Paranoiac
  • Night of the Demon
  • The Devil Rides Out

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  • Night of the Living Dead

    ★★★★½

  • Day of the Animals

    ★★★

  • Vampire Circus

    ★★★★

  • Tulip Fever

    ★★

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  • Island of Terror

    Island of Terror

    ★★★★

    The first act completely charmed me, from the isolated island setting to just Peter Cushing's presence (as always) as an expert brought in to solve a mystery to the groovy, sexy relationship between Edward Judd and Carole Gray's characters.

    Sadly, Gray's character becomes less interesting the more danger she's exposed to. I don't think it's necessarily unbelievable that she loses her cool and I'm sorry to see it happen. Even Cushing gets sidelined. Judd is fine as a hero, but…

  • Willow

    Willow

    ★★★★

    I've seen Willow I don't know how many times and it's a favorite. Val Kilmer is awesome as Madmartigan, Joanne Whalley is gorgeous (though her character is sadly underwritten), and Warwick Davis proves that he should be an even bigger star than he is.

    Every time I watch this, I'm impressed all over again with Julie Peters as Willow's wife. She brings such sweetness to that role and - by extension - Willow's relationship with her. The kids playing their…

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  • Chip an' Dale

    Chip an' Dale

    ★★★★

    I'm down for Chip and Dale making war on Donald. Not only does he deserve it, but unlike the boys' other classic nemesis Pluto, Donald is smart enough to make the battle interesting.

  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★★

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

    Did not take enough tissues.

    I expected Endgame to complete the story begun in Infinity War (with of course references to earlier films). Did not expect it to complete the stories begun in Iron Man, First Avenger, and really the entire saga so far. It's deeply emotional and a satisfying conclusion in so many ways.