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  • Pariah

    Pariah

    ★★★

    Beautiful, beautiful ending

    [Amazon]

  • Spookies

    Spookies

    ★★★½

    A film for anyone who's ever asked themselves, "what would Hausu look like if it was conceived and produced by Fangoria-obsessed 12-year-olds?"

    Absolute nonsense from start to finish. A group of adult "friends" wander from room to room in an old dark house and run into goopy monsters that feel like children's drawings come to life. Also, a sorcerer within the house is trying to resurrect his dead bride. A little kid gets buried alive in the first ten minutes.…

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  • The Strangers: Prey at Night

    The Strangers: Prey at Night

    ★★★½

    Before you look at this rating and say "oh wow I guess the Strangers sequel is actually pretty good," first consider that I am a huge glutton for:

    - neon
    - synthpop
    - fog
    - HEAVY Carpenter influences
    - cool title cards
    - slasher movies, especially shitty and ridiculous slasher sequels with masked killers

    If you yourself are also a glutton for these things, proceed. If not, back the fuck up.

  • Hereditary

    Hereditary

    ★★★★★

    The feeling when you hear a pet you've known all your life just died. The acid in your stomach and the lump in your throat.

    When you almost cause an accident on the highway because you weren't paying attention, and the lingering emotions afterwards: the fear, the anger, the self-loathing, the hollowness in your gut at the thought of almost causing your own death.

    When you love someone but you know they don't love you back.

    When a parent calls…