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  • It

    It

    ★★½

    ‘It’ relies on a cacophony of discordant and shrill sounds to effectively scare its audiences rather than visual stimulants. This is symptomatic of the changing approach toward the horror genre whereby there is a greater focus toward the score rather than jump scares. For me, this has the potential to be a blight on the genre and needs to be balanced out, but I digress. Whilst score is a pivotal and often crucial aspect of horror, I want to be…

  • Raw

    Raw

    ★★★½

    ‘Raw’ begins by establishing Justine, a sixteen year old, and her strict vegetarian family with a hereditary link to a reputable veterinary school. Her precocious talent and nervous and timid nature is in stark contrast to the hazing initiation she, and other ‘rookies’, receive once arrived. In amongst this process, she tastes a raw rabbit liver which awakens a desire for meat and cannibalistic urges that have long been suppressed. Whilst experimenting lightly, she soon dives into this dangerous new…

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  • One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest

    ★★★★½

    This film was filled with a brilliant cast that performed sensationally, with Jack Nicholson as the lead role delivering sheer perfection to each and every scene creating the atmosphere for the viewer. A phenomenal performance by Nicholson, supported by a terrific ensemble of actors. Milos Foreman created a genuine masterpiece. The correlation and relationship with the characters along with the breathtaking ambiance makes you feel you are experiencing the dealings and events that transpire amongst the institute, your compassion for…

  • The Cabin in the Woods

    The Cabin in the Woods

    ½

    A Cabin in the Woods. . . . Nuff’ Said.
    Raising more detail to my reaction, I just didn't like it. Different people enjoy different things. Moreover, when you make a parody film, not putting any effort into originality, I'm not going to treat it as legitimate.