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  • The Black Cat
  • The Thin Man
  • Design for Living
  • Dracula

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  • The Forger

    ★★★

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★½

  • Friday the 13th: A New Beginning

    ★★★½

  • This Is Spinal Tap

    ★★★★★

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  • The Forger

    The Forger

    ★★★

    The Forger is an interesting movie. As in Maggie Peren creates a movie where only the details matter. The Nazi era and the Holocaust has been terrifying, horrifying and bone chilling ideas - that the idea of being turned into an undocumented illegal immigrant by your own country gets a little forgotten. So watching a young Jewish Man in Berlin 1942 trying to fend off Deportation, ride the tram with a fake ID is both fascinating and anxiety inducing at…

  • Top Gun: Maverick

    Top Gun: Maverick

    ★★★½

    Top Gun Maverick drips with a sentimentality that is easy to roll your eyes at and also really easy to cheer with. Because more than anything Maverick wants you to remember the good times. The smile you can't control when you hear the first few notes of the 1986 Top score, or how even if you don't love the 1986 original you can't feel a tiny bit pumped when Kenny Logins starts singing Danger Zone. Maverick is an amazing example…

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  • Suspiria

    Suspiria

    ★★★★★

    I was lucky enough to see the 4K restoration on a big screen. Holy crap it was almost like watching a different movie. It was all the little details that I had never seen before that made this movie. Or how long Argento would hold onto certain scenes, or how more and more confused Harper gets. It's a masterpiece and I love it.

  • The Fury

    The Fury

    ★★★★½

    Every few months I get an itch for De Palma (I can also feel my Cronenburg itch coming up - but that is a different issue), and so I finally broke open my Blu Ray. The Fury is probably in my top 3 De Palma's. I still think Blow Out is his best, Body Double is still my favourite, but damn I love The Fury. Okay maybe I was maybe thinking I would have liked to see Nancy Allen and…