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  • Apocalypse After

    Apocalypse After

    ★★

    I immediately fell in love with Bertrand Mandico's Les garçons sauvages, but everything I've tried to watch since has been incredibly dull and tiring. Was it a one-off, or was I wowed by an intricate production design that has long worn out its welcome?

  • Hovering Over the Water

    Hovering Over the Water

    ★★★★½

    Shades of blue.

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  • The Girl in the Spider's Web

    The Girl in the Spider's Web

    ★★

    Advice from one professional writer to another, select all + delete >>>> infinite backspace on feature length article

  • The Lords of Salem

    The Lords of Salem

    ★★★★½

    Difficult to put into words the visceral impact and sadness of The Lords of Salem. One viewing doesn't quite seem enough to put all the pieces together, as Zombie puts together a horror film so unlike any horror I've ever seen. The brutality of Sheri Moon's performance hits me in the fucking gut, and without ever having dealt with addiction, the film feels like a pained, strung out journey into the abyss. Some great female power, and a bone-chilling soundscape are icing on the cake.