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  • Halloween Ends

    Halloween Ends

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    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Full spoilers because fuck it. I do not know how to discuss it otherwise.

    This is an interesting and okay movie. This is not a good 2020s Halloween movie, much less a good end to the 2020s Halloween trilogy. If this was a standalone film unrelated to Halloween, and a bit artsier, I could see it working better. Right now, it is a mess. I will give it props for taking risks. I will even go out on a limb…

  • Five Days at Memorial

    Five Days at Memorial

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    I have seen the comparisons to the Chernobyl miniseries, which I think are completely fair. They're both true disaster stories dealing with government failures and heroes and civilians that are left to pick up the pieces the best they can. I believe Chernobyl is better (hell, it's probably one of the best miniseries out there), but this is still certainly one to check out!

    The first section of this - the majority of the series which focuses on the storm…

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    could have done without the musical number honestly

  • UtΓΈya: July 22

    UtΓΈya: July 22

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    How do you make a film about that which is unspeakable? Exactly like this, I think.

    "You will never understand," our lead, Kaja says to her mother (but also, directly to us) at the start of the film, and indeed, it's impossible to understand, but this film has to be closer than anything I've ever seen before.

    One of it's biggest strengths is it being (seemingly) one long continuous shot. Normally, this would be a gimmick (ala Birdman) but in…