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  • Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker

    Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker

    ★★★½

    Mandatory Film School Season 2 Week 7

    “Don’t be afraid. It’s only a toy, Mommy.”

    On the fourth try, this franchise finally figured out that a sequel should build on the previously established characters and story elements, without just copy-and-pasting 75% of its runtime. This one carries over Kim, the “hero” from the previous film, or at least the actor and the character’s name are the same; she seems to have completely moved on from assimilating into (and murdering the…

  • Initiation: Silent Night, Deadly Night 4

    Initiation: Silent Night, Deadly Night 4

    ★★★

    Mandatory Film School Season 2 Week 7

    “Fuckin’-a! Burger! Burger! Aw, no fuckin’ cheese!”

    I’m still uncertain if this is pro- or anti-feminist. Clint Howard is great in this as the homeless man servant to the female cult. I was pretty disappointed in the lack of festivity in this, but it was enjoyable as a film on its own. The effects are as expected from the director/SFX team from Society, a film that clearly serves as a better franchise starter…

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  • Silent Night, Deadly Night

    Silent Night, Deadly Night

    ★★★★★

    Fucking classic.

  • Treevenge

    Treevenge

    ★★★★★

    This is incredible. At first I was on board with the whole idea of feeling bad for the trees and how humans are shitty to them, but then it took a sharp turn and I was sucked in even further.