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  • The Night of the Hunter
  • Bring Me the Head of Alfredo Garcia
  • Only Angels Have Wings
  • Pulse

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  • Burning

  • Trancers

    ★★★½

  • Funeral Parade of Roses

    ★★★★

  • Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe

    ★★★½

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  • Funeral Parade of Roses

    Funeral Parade of Roses

    ★★★★

    The druggy polyamorous underground film production cell in this movie is the coolest film nerds have ever looked.

  • Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe

    Beavis and Butt-Head Do the Universe

    ★★★½

    The scene where Beavis has the deepest, most satisfying conversation of his life with Siri is unbearably poignant.
    The expected gags about B&B encountering third wave feminists and the notion of male privilege should be a LOT funnier though.
    “We’re subverting existing paradigms”
    “This rules”

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  • Serie Noire

    Serie Noire

    ★★★★

    Patrick Dewaere's untimely death is hard to ignore when you're watching this film, about a skinny, hypertense, delusional man who seems to be operating in a world of his own right from the extraordinary opening scene where he acts out an entire Hollywood movie all alone in a desolate outer-Paris car park.

    There's never been a better adaptation of Jim Thompson's novels, because nobody has ever been able to embody the dual nature of Thompson's protagonists - on the one…

  • The Hard Way

    The Hard Way

    I've had some odd experiences in my life, that's for sure. One of the oddest was this: many years ago, as one of my first professional directing experiences, I ended up at a wrap party for some undistinguished TV show sitting next to the other director, who I hadn't met up to that point - an older man with a British accent who'd been living in Australia for years, Richard Ryan by name.

    We got talking about movies, discovered a…