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  • Cyber City Oedo 808

    Cyber City Oedo 808

    It feels like cyberpunk has been done dirty for the last two decades or so, whether it's through film, novels or video games. It's either overly idealized, myopic or just framed within a very shallow context. I guess it just doesn't feel hopeless or bleak enough; its criticism of capitalism not harsh enough. I don't know.

    The director here, employing his usual gonzo flair, Kawajiri, is a divisive director. His brutal and salacious imagery can be off putting to some…

  • Malignant

    Malignant

    ★★★★

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

    Gatekeeping has become a very common practice within film circles. It's the act of saying something along the lines of, "You're not a film fan, unless you like these films". You've heard it before or something similiar if you've spent much time on film forums. Nowhere is it more common than within the horror community. Constant infighting about classic horror vs "elevated horror", legitimacy of jump scares, objectively speaking about what is actually scary vs what isn't (groan), etc. I…

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  • The Neon Demon

    The Neon Demon

    ★★★★★

    Within the first 5 minutes I knew I was in good hands with Refn. The sights and sounds soothed my soul.

    Side note: I need more sleazy, scumbag Keanu Reeves in my life. The man needs to play more villain/antagonist roles.

  • The Fan

    The Fan

    ★★★★½

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

    Do you remember the last time you were just transfixed/hypnotized by someone? Not just in the moment, but like, weeks, months, maybe even years later. Occupying your daily thoughts and dreaming hours, for better or for worse. The rest of the world melting away around them. I tend to fixate very easily. Every novel feeling that excites me becomes my new secret obsession. Understandable when you are in your teens, but when you are in your mid thirties, it just…