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  • Mute



    Uh... so THIS is the movie that everyone's shitting on?

    Mute definitely lacks the simplistic beauty and emotion of Moon, and the arbitrary references to Moon sprinkled throughout don't exactly help. The narrative is messy because it tries to tackle on so many things at once without properly balancing them and it simply doesn't have enough drive to dig beyond the surface. But, putting those factors and the highly questionable pedophilia subplot aside, I actually enjoyed this a decent amount.…

  • Inferno



    It's only been a day since I've seen Suspiria and I'm more or less obsessed with it, which only increased my appetite for dreamy neon horror... so naturally, Inferno was the next step to satisfy it. Now, Inferno is definitely no Suspiria, but is it even fair to compare the two? Well kinda, especially since Inferno is a spiritual successor/sister piece to Suspiria in so many ways that it's hard NOT to think about Suspiria the entire time.

    The visual…

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  • Black Rain

    Black Rain


    Black Rain deserves more love. The neon-lit visuals are so surreal and beautiful to look at- almost way too good for a film like this, actually. It looks like Blade Runner's little brother, even if Black Rain is nowhere near as sophisticated. Japan looks breathtaking here, although the culture seems to almost be as fetishized as it was in movies like The Wolverine. The plot is nothing too special despite some interesting turns here and there, and there is one…

  • John Wick: Chapter 2

    John Wick: Chapter 2


    Oh my gooood, I think John Wick 2 is even better than the first one. While it lacks the charming simplicity and the heart of its predecessor, it doubles down on all of the action, world-building, and gorgeous visuals. The gunplay in this movie is SO GOOD!!! The way he shoots, counts his bullets, reloads, switches guns, flips his enemies, and all of the crazy creative shit that he does with his weapons, I've just never seen anything like it…