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  • The Captive

    The Captive

    ★★★

    uncomfortably exploitative in its story and structurally/thematically a retread of everything else egoyan's done. competently made and beautifully shot, though

  • The Strangers

    The Strangers

    ★★★★½

    i don't see a home invasion thriller getting better than this, sorry

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  • Spectre

    Spectre

    ★★½

    Film #8 of the November 2015 Scavenger Hunt Challenge
    Task #4: A film in a long running (three movies or more) movie franchise!

    Eeek. Eeek eek eek. Skyfall hinted at being a bridge between gritty origin story Bond and classic Bond and I guess I should have been taken that hint as more of a warning. Back to terribly written dialogue! Back to thin plots! Back to Bond women who are unconvincingly wooed (seriously, you hired Monica Bellucci just for…

  • Unfriended

    Unfriended

    ★★★★½

    film #6 of my hoop-tober 2.0 challenge

    "online, your memories live forever... but so do your mistakes."

    i was so ready for this to be overhyped hot garbage but it absolutely exceeded my expectations in every regard. i don't want to spoil too much but it's committed use of the computer screen was ace and therefore i truly cannot think of a more immersive horror movie to watch on a laptop by yourself. this movie makes you complicit in so…