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  • Teeth

    Teeth

    ★★★★½

    October 2018 (Halloween Horror Watchlist)

    "I think we can't go out together again. I mean, even in a group. Even in a big group."

    Teeth fully deconstructs so many things, not just about the horror genre or tropes associated with that kind of filmmaking, but about teenage sex in a general sense that it's kind of awe-inspiring to watch this film go through its machinations, especially in a comedy-horror context. It's frank about the awkwardness of sex, especially from a…

  • Judgment at Nuremberg

    Judgment at Nuremberg

    ★★★★½

    "It 'came to that' the first time you sentenced a man to death you knew to be innocent."

    Ordinary citizens cannot stand idly by while society and morality are perverted and twisted to expedite its downfall. A powerful display of emotion on film, which serves as a stark reminder of the lessons of history, relevant in any time or place.

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  • The Shining

    The Shining

    ★★★★★

    "You've always been the caretaker. I should know sir - I've always been here."

    Film #4 in Hoop-Tober

    Seriously, though, if a guy tells you some place is built on top of an Indian burial ground, that's a dealbreaker as far as staying there for ANY length of time!

    This is my pick for the greatest horror film of all time. It firmly resides in my top 20 favorite movies of all time and I enjoy it at least a…

  • Reservoir Dogs

    Reservoir Dogs

    ★★★★★

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

    My Top 100 Movies of All Time
    Quentin Tarantino — Ranked

    "I don't wanna kill anybody. But if I gotta get out that door, and you're standing in my way, one way or the other, you're gettin' outta my way."

    A motley crew of, um, colorful personalities set out on a diamond heist that goes terribly wrong. Who set them up? Which one of them is a rat? It's the feature film debut of one of my personal favorite directors…