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  • Cool World

    Cool World

    ★★★

    It's good, actually.

    I sink into this movie like I sink into a hot tub. Okay, so the "film" part of this film isn't very good, but a hot tub isn't very good at being a pool, is it? And maybe it's a shit metaphor, but it's kind of a shit movie, so let me off the hook.

    I think what resonates with me most (apart from the breathtakingly inspired backgrounds and setpieces) is the love and care of the…

  • Rock & Rule

    Rock & Rule

    ★★★★★

    I've said it before and I've said it again: this movie, purely by virtue of its ethereal and supernormal feel (for lack of a better term), has to be one of the greatest pieces of media ever made and I will defend this point until the day I die.

    The plot is a mess, the script is half-baked, but you can feel the heart and soul pouring out from literally every frame of animation. The charm and craft is unmatched…

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  • Re-Animator

    Re-Animator

    ★★★★½

    herbert west peg me challenge

  • Videodrome

    Videodrome

    ★★★★★

    The best the best the best the best.

    I hated this movie the first time I saw it. I thought it was squandered potential. Upon repeated viewing you gain new layers of depth that Cronenberg really probably didn't intend for.

    I've seen this feverish VHS nightmare over a dozen times now. Literally everything about it is perfect. James Woods giving it 110% as Max Renn (the sleaze practically dripping off his face at all times), Harlan's awful flesh monologue, the…