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  • The Lodge

    The Lodge

    ★★★★

    Profoundly and deeply upsetting. Visceral, intensely uncomfortable, and genuinely chilling in every sense of the word. A movie I simultaneously appreciated and loathed, seeing as it’s only real goal is to be as bleak and exhausting as humanly possible. Well crafted, insanely claustrophobic, and 100 percent not for everyone. Imagine the steady hand and craftsmanship of Ari Aster taking on the lofty weight of Von Trier’s ‘Dogville’ and a bit of ‘Melancholia’ too. Not deep by any means, but very…

  • Road to Perdition

    Road to Perdition

    ★★★½

    One of the most incredible cinematographic achievements of all time carries a standard narrative with great performances. Thomas Newman’s score makes me want to punch him in the dick. Great movie.

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  • Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

    Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

    ★½

    I did not care for this remake of ‘Scooby Doo 2: Monsters Unleashed’ at all.

  • Knives Out

    Knives Out

    ★★★★★

    Rian Johnson writing the ‘Knives Out’ screenplay: 

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    The single best theater experience I’ve had all year. Rian Johnson fanboy though I may be, I tempered my expectations slightly to try and anticipate him returning to genre fare in a more typical sense- and to be blunt, I am an absolute fool to expect anything less of the man than the unexpected.…