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  • Out of the Past
  • Dr. No
  • Le Samouraï
  • The Maltese Falcon

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  • The Black Phone

    ★★★★

  • Scared to Death

    ★★★½

  • Miami Connection

    ★★★★★

  • Thriller: A Cruel Picture

    ★★★★★

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  • The Black Phone

    The Black Phone

    ★★★★

    Children are mysteriously disappearing from the streets of a Denver suburb in 1978. Finney, a 13 year-old boy played by Mason Thames, and his sister, Gwen, played by Madeleine McGraw, are unsettled by the sight of the faces of classmates on flyers around town, but they are also fighting their own battles against bullies at school and against their abusive alcoholic father, played by Jeremy Davies. When Finney becomes the latest abductee of “The Grabber”, played by Ethan Hawke, and…

  • Scared to Death

    Scared to Death

    ★★★½

    Ted Londergan, a former detective played by John Stinson, now works as an author and spends his lackadaisical days using his uncanny awkwardness to romance women. When the Los Angeles police department fails to find any clues regarding multiple slayings by an apparent serial killer, however, Ted is reluctantly brought out of retirement to assist with the case. There is only one minor problem. The killer is actually a massive genetically-engineered monster that dwells in the storm drains beneath the…

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  • Suspiria

    Suspiria

    ★★★★★

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

    After leaving her Ohio home and her Mennonite family, Susie, played by Dakota Johnson (Fifty Shades of Grey), travels overseas to West Berlin in 1977 for admission to the Markos Dance Academy, a prestigious school governed by a group of matrons, including Madame Blanc, a stern instructor played by Tilda Swinton (Doctor Strange). Meanwhile, an elderly male therapist, also portrayed by Swinton in heavy prosthetic makeup, grows increasingly suspicious while investigating the disappearance of one of the school's former dance…

  • Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood

    ★★★★★

    In 1969, the landscape of Los Angeles is changing. The golden age of Hollywood is in the rear view mirror, as earnestly charismatic icons of cinema are ushered out in favor of complex antihero characters in increasingly cynical stories. The idealistic hippie dreams of peace and love are being corrupted with shady undercurrents. Through it all, however, traces of classic glamour, starstruck wonder, and ambitious hopes can still be glimpsed through the tendrils of cigarette smoke.

    Years after his heyday…