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  • Stalker
  • The Spirit of the Beehive
  • Woman in the Dunes
  • The Thing

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  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★★½

  • Crimson Peak

    ★★★

  • Things Change

    ★★★★

  • The Enemy Below

    ★★★½

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  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★★½

    Sure there is some plot points that seem loose but damn I had a fun time watching this. Sure I was excited to view this knowing Sam Raimi directed it, rewatching some of his films lately and listening to the latest Blank Check podcast raised my rpm's to watch this. At points you wonder how the film is growing but you kinda know where it has to end at the question is how and I think they slide over the…

  • Crimson Peak

    Crimson Peak

    ★★★

    So to establish there are beautiful sets and great cast smart camera that capture so much colour in a dark a drab settings however something just didn't click in the underlining of the story for me whether it was the brother sister connection or the embracing of modernity through tech in a foreboding landscape or the connections between the newlywed couple. There is a lot to parse here and I do think Guillermo puts an abundance of material on your…

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  • Things Change

    Things Change

    ★★★★

    This movie has so much in a controlled fortitude of line delivery and actors performance. This may be a Mamet comedy but it has a very bleak sentiment to it and honestly that's what sells a lot of the material having that strong undercurrent. Don Ameche(Gino) walks a lovely line of sadness and acceptance whilst still exuding a grace and kindness. Joe Mantegna(Jerry) is a good counter measure to Gino on the other side of the mob. This film has…

  • The Enemy Below

    The Enemy Below

    ★★★½

    I enjoyed this sea worthy war story entangled with an American destroyer ship just looking for a German U-boat to love... wait scratch that to destroy. I mix those words up far to much. So This is filmed in glorious cinemascope and have to give it up to Dick Powell for his direction. This had to be an influence on "Das Boot" and really captures a dry tension with an affable cast but captures some dry grit without forcing to…