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    ★★★★

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  • Nicole

    Nicole

    These days when so many filmmakers are trying to craft these overly convoluted plots and intertwining narratives in some attempt to show off their storytelling prowess; some of them are indeed doing it very well, however it's certainly welcome when something like this comes along that is far more digestible and doesn’t leave you with a headache.

    Immediately from the get-go, Nicole has much the same vibes as an old school grindhouse flick or something by Quentin Tarantino. One could…

  • Kin Dread

    Kin Dread

    Alfred Hitchcock once said that the audience’s imagination will always be far more terrifying that anything that can be filmed and director Adrian Leon certainly makes use of this philosophy with 'Kin Dread.' 'Kin Dread' relies heavily on atmosphere and implied horrors as opposed to actual, seen horrors. That's not to suggest that it doesn't feature your conventional horror scares but there are only few and they unconventionally feature brighter splashes of colour than the bleak, blue-green hues that accompany…

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  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ★★★★½

    Upon thinking of how to put down thoughts into writing regarding Charlie Kaufman's latest, a million thoughts popped up surrounding the best way to describe the experience. Attempting to not use the cliched word of "mindf*ck" considering that this gets thrown around a lot, however if ever there was a piece of cinema that stood up on a table and demanded the use of such word, it would be 'I'm Thinking of Ending Things.'

    Right from the opening scene, 'I'm…

  • The Forest of Love

    The Forest of Love

    ★★★★

    Words and phrases like "disturbing", "horrifying", "insane" and "not for the faint of heart" preceded my initial viewing of this film. While those descriptions are undeniably true, if you're a Sion Sono veteran then some of the imagery on display you have undoubtedly seen before at least to some degree. Having said that, there were more than a few moments that genuinely shocked even somebody used to the auteur's typical content.

    The basic plot outline is that of a conman…