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  • The Suckling

    The Suckling

    ★★★★

    Ya know, for a back alley brothel-set horrorshow about an aborted fetus which mutates into some bloodthirsty bug-eyed humanoid upon being flushed down the toilet directly into toxic waste and proceeds to hunt the occupants of said brothel (skeezy businessmen, prostitutes, knife-wielding psychopaths and wayward teenagers, oh my!) regardless of their seemingly diverse moral compasses, this is remarkably charming!

  • Woodshock

    Woodshock

    ★½

    There's at least two or three movies in here (evocative moping-around-the-house minimalism and tree-hugging phantasmagoria chief among them) and they're all equally drab; this thing barely has enough meat to sustain a conceptual short falling somewhere between a 15-20 minute run-time let alone the full 100 that it so generously bestows upon us. It would all be fine - or maybe just a bit less insufferable - if any of these admittedly immaculate frames possessed any indication of the thematic…

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  • I Drink Your Blood

    I Drink Your Blood

    ★★★★★

    "What does it do, that L-whatever-you-call-it?"

    An American Classic. David Durston was fuckin' ON TO SOMETHING. In my alternate universe this is the movie that white people love instead of Forrest Gump.

  • Ratcatcher

    Ratcatcher

    ★★★★★

    Lynne Ramsay understands children. By setting her marvelous debut in Glasgow during the national garbage strike of the mid-1970's, the writer-director ensures that not one of the city's wayward youth has it easy. Many grow up too fast, become sexual deviants, and treat those who refuse to mature at their inappropriately rapid pace as playthings. Such is the case with James, the endearing protagonist, who in spite of all the grime and cruelty of the times is able to look…