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  • Paradise Hills

    Paradise Hills

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

    A film that most people are going to dismiss because all Nacho Vigalondo scripts collapse upon themselves like a neutron star, and yeah, it gets a little predictable and silly. But Waddington as a director is doing some really fascinating things with just how artificial her set design and lighting are, in this film that is about constructions of identity and gender as a perpetual performance. There's something here that makes Waddington a real talent to watch, and I am wholly hoping that she gets the opportunity to write her own script next time out.

  • Barbara-Anne

    Barbara-Anne

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    Pig in a Blanket to the slaughter.

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  • Joker

    Joker

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

    Over here at the "Filthy Frank Show" we support prejudice equality. Everyone gets shit.
    -Filthy Frank, "WEEABOOS"
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    This is what I imagine the people who don't like Ari Aster films feel like they get when they go see Ari Aster films. A film that is provocatively violent, occasionally unsettling, visually pastiche driven, vaguely (but not really) about mental health and buoyed by a the most performance, but not actually about anything is basically the rough consensus description of Midsommar by…

  • Repentance

    Repentance

    Me: Dammit, I'm falling asleep but I have to finish the Georgian movie that I've wanted to see for years before it leaves MUBI.

    You (dumb): Why didn't you watch it like a month ago when it popped up on the site.

    Me (an intellectual): Because the only way to watch things on MUBI is to do so last minute, everyone knows that.