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  • Summer Vacation 1999
  • Poison for the Fairies
  • As Filhas do Fogo
  • Jessica Forever

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  • I Know Who Killed Me

    ★★★

  • Popeye

    ★★★★

  • Wheel of Fortune and Fantasy

    ★★★★

  • The Blood on Satan's Claw

    ★★★½

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  • I Know Who Killed Me

    I Know Who Killed Me

    ★★★

    contextually, the cinematic midpoint between spears's blackout and abraham's my teenage dream is over as directed by a letterboxd guy way before they had any of those. its not as good as either of those albums btw but it is fun. killer reveals suuuucks. frequently visually stimulating but like very self aware and ostentatious about it which i thiiiink eventually works against it, esp given the way it is like filmed intermittently like a television movie. score actually goes hard occasionally. i dont care one way or the other for the ways in which it is very consciously derivative, tbh.

  • The Company

    The Company

    ★★★★½

    i don't think this would be to everyone's taste the way it is to mine, but altman's sensibilities around ensembles is very moving and fleetfooted, shifting perspective gracefully and yet noncommittally, allowing scenes to stand alone and inform texture, structure, and character without being integral to "forward momentum of plot." neve campbell's dance performance is kind of incredible, her background in ballet and pre-shoot injury through training lending a physicality to her presence on screen that most actresses in comparable…

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  • Promising Young Woman

    Promising Young Woman

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

    Promising Young Woman asks the question "what does a rape revenge film in the era of #MeToo look like" but is so fundamentally uncomfortable with the idea of that revenge, in any permutations, that the first 3/4s of the film are low-brow 3rd Wave listicle-format lectures on "nice guys" and date rape and it ends with its protagonist, framed the whole time as literally messianic, failing her one attempted murder, getting killed herself, and the "justice" served against the primary…

  • Malignant

    Malignant

    every bit of horror from the 2010s, from neo gialli revivalism to hereditary to every stranger things inspired 80s nostalgia trip to resident evil to wans brand of zany beligerent incompetent midbrow studio horror to like idk remedy games and bloober team and silent hill fan games, just happening at once, concurrently, with additional 70s exploitation film racism in the costume department and like network television police procedural caricatures. the fact that ray chase, or noctis lucis caem from final fantasy…