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  • Fish Story

    Fish Story

    I know England is a country with problems, violence, and hate like any other. But movies like this reinforce this false notion of the UK as islands of infinite whimsy.

  • Child's Play 2

    Child's Play 2

    ★★★½

    There's little in horror that makes me laugh as hard as Chucky in incognito doll mode being thrown down stairs or crammed into trashcans. Or Chucky in super bellowing killer mode, shoving a knife into his blood wrist stump.

    This doesn't color outside the lines but what it does inside them is fucking crazy.

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  • Repulsion

    Repulsion

    ★★★★½

    The first hour or so makes up such a perfect anxiety nightmare that it bummed me out when it went a more typical (albeit eventful) route of "her madness is making her KILL!" The Polanski that made me squirm during mundane scenes in Rosemary's Baby purely through the power of his mise-en-scene is multiplied by five here, to the point where it got too much for me and I had to pause the movie to go do chores. Polanski's famous…

  • Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon

    Drunk Stoned Brilliant Dead: The Story of the National Lampoon

    "These guys were outrageous!"
    *Cut to cartoon boobs*
    "You couldn't believe the places they would go."
    *Cut to cartoon boobs*
    "I mean, you had never seen anything like it!"
    *Cut to cartoon boobs"