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  • Die Hard
  • The Texas Chain Saw Massacre
  • Hard Boiled
  • The Holy Mountain

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  • Wyrmwood: Apocalypse

    ★★★½

  • The Player

    ★★★

  • Turning Red

    ★★★

  • Thunderheart

    ★★★

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  • Wyrmwood: Apocalypse

    Wyrmwood: Apocalypse

    ★★★½

    Like the first film (WYRMWOOD: ROAD OF THE DEAD), this is a great time. If you're not familiar, it takes place in a world where not only are there zombies, but gas engines stopped working. Nobody's gonna give up cars, though, so they figure out that you can strap a zombie to your engine and power it with their nasty green fart breath.

    I really like the structure here, following a new anti-hero who eventually comes head to head with…

  • The Player

    The Player

    ★★★

    Rewatching this now I think I would like it better with a different type of charisma for the main character. Maybe *more* of an asshole. Not as cold. But oh well. I like the odd mix of cameo-packed Hollywood satire and bleak, cynical neo-noir.

    FULL REVIEW AT OUTLAWVERN.COM

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  • Turning Red

    Turning Red

    ★★★

    It was funny to finally catch up with this one and remember the infamous takes from when it came out and realize they were even stupider than they seemed at the time. The specificity of the character - self-torturing, boy band loving, awkward teen Asian-Canadian nerd girl who's afraid of her mother - is fun to watch partly because it's *not* my life experience. But also I can't help but relate to things like embarrassment and the need for friendship.…

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★★

    This movie is a great time if you're into Marvel but know it has always been missing ghouls and shit. It is the first MCU movie to have a monster have its eyeball yanked out with a comical popping sound, but hopefully not the last. I'm more into the Raimi-ness of it than the Marvel Universe of it (when they get to the multi-verse special guest stars it becomes clear that the novelty of this gimmick does not have legs)…