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  • Suspiria

    Suspiria

    ★★★½

    Obviously it doesn’t touch the original, but for what it is and from when it is, it’s pretty damn good. The dances are entrancing and engrossing, and (most of) the characters are interesting. There’s some embarrassing CGI near the end, but I guess that’s just unavoidable nowadays, as exasperating as it is. The climax is a crimson nightmare followed by an underwhelming epilogue, and it runs quite a bit past its welcome after said climax, but it was a fun…

  • Mandy

    Mandy

    ★★★★

    *Drive*: This is your brain.
    *Mandy*: And this is your brain on drugs.

    BELIEVE THE HYPE. If you like Lynch, see this movie. If you like Argento, see this movie. If you like Refn, see this movie. Just see this movie!! I’ll admit I’m a sucker for a good art film, but when that film feels like Drive meets Twin Peaks meets Hellraiser, I’m fucking DOWN for it. And yeah, I’m drunk, but this is awesome and I couldn’t peel…

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  • Glass

    Glass

    ★★★

    I liked Split a lot more, but I’m also not partial to superhero movies. It was fine though.

  • Dogtooth

    Dogtooth

    ★★★½

    “A pussy is a big light. For example: the pussy is switched off, the room plunges into darkness.” 

    One of the most bizarre and awkward films I’ve ever seen, and I was totally engrossed with it the whole way through. The ending left me wanting more, and I guess that means it was effective.

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  • Melancholia

    Melancholia

    ★★★★

    I’ve hit a downward spiral again and I’m cutting myself off from the world to disappear into some morose cinema for a few days. Sometimes that helps me peel myself off of rock-bottom, because sometimes I feel like I can only relate to movies. Dunst’s performance was perfect in this. I can absolutely relate to sleeping for 12-18 hours a day, taking baths to get away from people, reveling in the end of existence, etc. She perfectly plays the part of a damaged, depressed soul without overselling it. This is a magical movie. I need to get around to watching more Lars.

  • Aliens

    Aliens

    ★★★★½

    Just had the pleasure of seeing this on the big screen. What an experience! I wish theaters around me played classics more often because 99% of the time I’d prefer to see them over new releases. This was a tense and gripping theater experience, and way more thrilling than it could ever be on a TV screen. I had a blast.