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  • Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II

    Hello Mary Lou: Prom Night II

    ★★★½

    And I thought Carrie had a bad prom night...

    This is a pretty great little Canadian horror movie. It feels a lot like an R-rated Goosebumps or Are You Afraid Of The Dark? episode, which is kinda neat. There's some really damn cool special effects in this that feel like something you'd see in a Nightmare On Elm Street movie.

  • Ugetsu

    Ugetsu

    ★★★★½

    Saw it at the TIFF Bell Lightbox.

    I was taken by surprise by this one for sure. It started off in a way that I enjoyed but didn't love. As it went along and the film started to establish some major conflicts and drama, it kept getting better and better.

    I absolutely love where the film went with the characters and all of the dramatic elements, on top of the fact that it's a gorgeously shot film. Crane shots and…

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  • Nightcrawler

    Nightcrawler

    ★★★★★

    If you're looking for an absolutely amazing character study of a sociopath, Nightcrawler is exactly what you need. This is the directorial debut of Dan Gilroy, and while you can see areas where he needs to tighten up his work, overall it's extremely impressive.

    Probably the most impressive part of this film is the performances and writing. The films characters are very well written, and the actors completely deliver it perfectly. Jake Gyllenhaal gives an Oscar worthy performance in my…

  • The Fault in Our Stars

    The Fault in Our Stars

    ★★★★½

    I know that since this movie is based on a book that is read by many teenage girls, the movie is bound to get people scoffing at it and writing it off, and I understand that. I myself expected to see some cheesy stuff that made me cringe at how hard it tries to be deep or sad. But I go into films wanting to enjoy them, and i'm not going to be an idiot and pretend like I didn't…