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  • Magic of Spell
  • Crime Wave
  • Baby Blood
  • Ernest Borgnine on the Bus

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  • The Girl Next Door

  • Lords of Chaos

  • The Evil Dead

    ★★★★★

  • Hell Target

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  • The Girl Next Door

    The Girl Next Door

    There's a really great movie waiting to be mined from Jack Ketchum's incredibly fucked up source material that reads like The Sandlot meets Salo. But this no-budget flat lit and stilted sub-undergrad project misses all of the novel's thematic heft of American conservative repression and fascist groupthink. Just following orders allows one to commit unspeakable atrocities against a party so othered they're no longer human. Standing idle and holding your tongue around a violent bigoted button downed herd, and congratulating…

  • Lords of Chaos

    Lords of Chaos

    Fell asleep while watching this lol

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  • The Driller Killer

    The Driller Killer

    Some gems from Abel Ferrara on the Arrow blu-ray commentary track:

    He wants to direct a Jekyll and Hyde movie starring Forest Whitaker and 50 Cent?? "It would be Forest changing into 50. No one has ever done that movie. . . yet."

    "Put the Act of Seeing With One's Own Eyes in this package."

    "Union Square. Andy Warhol would watch us out of a window."

    A homeless man cleans a car windshield: "This was pre-Giuliani New York. These guys…

  • Le Bonheur

    Le Bonheur

    ★★★★½

    DRAG HIM, AGNES.

    Le Bonheur really has an axe to grind about free love and how it's basically used by men to sleep around with no perceived consequences and makes everyone involved kind of feel awful. Except the instigator who's actually into it. Loving one person would just be sacrificing the self, right? Whenever a polyamorous person lays on their spiel, I feel like they're going to hand me a copy of The Fountainhead. It's all about what makes that…