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  • Raw

    Raw

    ★★★★½

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

    I believe Raw is many things. A tale of human nature. A commentary on how the world around us can corrupt and manipulate our decisions. A warning against morbid curiosity. The learning curve of sexuality and the curious (in this case disturbing) kinks that come out of it. It is fucking intense.

    This film shares many thematic links with A Clockwork Orange (review coming soon). Comparing these two films is an interesting way to perform a character study on our…

  • Creep

    Creep

    ★★★

    Much better than the usual found footage crap you find on Netflix.

    I really like the premise for this movie as it's pretty unique and it's plausible that our main character would be filming the whole time. Far too many films in this sub-genre leave me wondering why they are filming at that exact moment but this film was mostly free of that frustration.

    A truly fantastic performances from Mark Duplass as the Creep. He is funny in an unhinged…

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  • Mulholland Drive

    Mulholland Drive

    ★★★★★

    A love story in the city of dreams...

    Mulholland Drive was exactly that, a dream. The subtlety emotional score, unique pacing, layered story and bizarre characters blend together into this fantastic film that took me on a trip like no other.

    *Spoilers*

    David Lynch expertly toys with my emotions throughout the film. The movie horrified me at points (the trashman was oddly terrifying) yet also made me laugh (the botched assassination was hilarious). All the while seducing me with its…

  • Black Mirror: Hang the DJ

    Black Mirror: Hang the DJ

    ★★★★

    Finally! The first episode of this season that really worked for me. The acting, soundtrack, storyline and central idea was up there with the best of Black Mirror.

    (This review contains substantially spoilers)

    The twist that they were living in a simulation was predictable from the very moment Amy noticed the pattern in the skimming of the stones. However, the twist still worked for me as I wasn't expecting the technology to have such good intentions. The episode led us…