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  • Wounds

    Wounds

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    I was falling in and out of sleep during parts of this because I had a bottle and a half of wine but this was far, far more genuinely creepy than expected.
    I liked the Cronenbergian mix of flesh and technology used here to unholy extent.
    It felt like it was saying something that was just on the tip of my tongue, something true that winds down a dark cavern waiting to be followed, read, and known.
    On a rewatch I will likely rate this higher and I'm really confused as to why this is getting such bad reviews.

  • Watchmen

    Watchmen

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    Director's Cut, always.

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  • Mommy

    Mommy

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    Seen at London Film Festival.

    I never thought I'd be applauding like my life depended on it as a Lana del Rey song played, but it happened tonight.

    Xavier Dolan's followup to his already formidable Laurence Anyways is a force to be reckoned with, more like a thumping heart than a movie.

    Dolan has often been criticized for being style over substance but despite having only recently come into his own as a director after a series of good butโ€ฆ

  • Rosy

    Rosy

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    "Did you ever love me?"

    Part-way through writer-director Jess Bond's (aka Jess Manafort) Romantic Comedy Thriller, Doug (Nat Wolff) begins to remove the boards from the windows in the room where he is keeping Rosy (Stacy Martin), an actress he has kidnapped.
    She watches her captor with a look on her face as though this is the nicest thing anyone has ever done for her and she couldn't be more touched.
    It's a look that is less relief or hopeโ€ฆ