notasfarwest

hang up the faces, lon chaney, your day's gone

Favorite films

  • Pickup on South Street
  • Robin and Marian
  • Penda's Fen
  • Remember My Name

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  • Radioactive Dreams

  • Police Beat

  • My Little Loves

  • Skinamarink

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  • Radioactive Dreams

    Radioactive Dreams

    wide-eyed tina turner scummy post-apocalypse through the eyes of some fake 40s private eyes who grew up in a locked room with only noir paperbacks to occupy them. too weird and inconsistent to be a real cult hit but contains the spirit of american low-budget trash cinema. RIP albert pyun, no-one ever matched the energy you got with so little.

  • Police Beat

    Police Beat

    a lovesick police officer lost in dreamy greens and blues attempts to carry out his duties while his mind is elsewhere. a dead tree can still stand for a while but it won't grow anymore.

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  • And So We Put Goldfish in the Pool.

    And So We Put Goldfish in the Pool.

    "apparently you stop feeling like this when you're an adult. just like you stop being able to hear sonic mosquito repellent."

    every day like a long summer in a small town, wishing you were someone else until you are.

  • Skinamarink

    Skinamarink

    it's the sounds you hear outside your childhood bedroom, rising from the hiss. was that something? was it anything? not dead silence but hyperfocus on tiny sounds. the way your small world fundamentally changes at night when the brain is left to spin in circles. really hooked me once i got under the spell - evoked a part of growing up i had stopped thinking about. there's really no reason for this to have jumpscares and that lets it down,…