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  • Darker Than Amber

    Darker Than Amber

    ★★★½

    Laidback mystery action thriller which opens with Suzy Kendall getting thrown off a bridge by a crazed blonde William Smith, she's saved by Rod Taylor, a chill-ass Florida P.I., who gets involved in her situation, which puts him squarely at odds with Smith and his bodybuilder buddy.

    A very loose and cool genre film, based on a John D. MacDonald novel, has some sunbaked noir vibes and a funky theme song, plus it builds to an epic climatic showdown between…

  • King Kong vs. Godzilla

    King Kong vs. Godzilla

    ★★★

    - 35mm -
    at The Hollywood Theatre
    Portland, OR

    Goofy fun and charmingly silly, men in monster suits will never not be entertaining. This was the American version with all the thrilling Eric Carter action you can handle, the print looked good, Kong fighting that giant octopus is a highlight, as is Kong getting blackout drunk, but the big draw is the main event with The Big G, their rumble is a lot of fun, the crowd oooh and ahhh'd…

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  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★★★½

    I successfully avoided all trailers, reviews, and most images from this movie before seeing it, and going in blind is the best way to experience this story. The majority of the time I had no idea where this was going or what it was leading to, but damn what an incredible journey and the payoff was *kisses fingers* magnificent. Drenched in dread and unpleasantness, this is slow burn horror that deals in the trauma of grief and the reckoning of…

  • The Fly

    The Fly

    ★★★★★

    Watch the Flies!! Marathon...

    "Help me. Help me be human."

    One of the greatest love stories of our time. Also one of the ickiest and gooiest. The end of this movie is not only a spectacular special effects showcase, but is also incredibly emotionally resonate and powerful, when it comes to matters of love, one should always be afraid, be very afraid.