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  • Black Christmas
  • Demons
  • Dragged Across Concrete
  • Tremors

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  • Demons

    ★★★★★

  • My Bloody Valentine

    ★★★★

  • Night of the Living Dead

    ★★★½

  • Godzilla

    ★★★★

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  • Demons

    Demons

    ★★★★★

    An all-timer spooker. See this if you haven’t, I gushed last year about it. Anything you could want in a Halloween flick shows up here, and then some.

  • My Bloody Valentine

    My Bloody Valentine

    ★★★★

    HOOPTOBER 8.0 - Film #4
    Six Decades
    4 Films From 1981

    Quite a thrill! There's some obvious influences here, the unsettling breathing of the killer, reflective of Halloween, or the small town and communal charm, reflective of Jaws, but I think what this film does well overshadows that. Slashers usually have somewhat of an ensemble, and it's very hard to make an ensemble work within the genre, but My Bloody Valentine mostly succeeds in that regard through performance. These characters…

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  • El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    El Camino: A Breaking Bad Movie

    ★★

    I remember Felina. I remember exactly where I was, I remember exactly how I felt, I remember basically every knee-jerk emotional reaction I had to each story beat of that final episode. I don’t watch a lot of television, I wish I did. But the amount of shows that I want to watch is a little overwhelming. But sometimes a show comes around that dominates the pop culture zeitgeist it inhabits that seemingly everyone drops what they’re doing to watch…

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★½

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

    There is some great filmmaking on display in Once Upon A Time in Hollywood, and there are a few great scenes where Tarantino's trademark dialogue is at it's finest. That's it.

    Tarantino's engrossing character work is nowhere to be found here. Tarantino's often excellent storytelling is not in this film. Tarantino's sometimes excessive but usually fun flirtations with genre homages nosedive into painfully abundant and indulgent scenes that lend nothing to the bigger picture; a bigger picture that feels virtually…