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"Y'have a way with words, Tommy" - Thomas Wake

Favorite films

  • Salò, or the 120 Days of Sodom
  • Terminator 2: Judgment Day
  • The Lighthouse
  • Hagazussa

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  • You Won't Be Alone

    ★★★

  • Braid

    ★★★★★

  • Morbius

    ★★

  • Malignant

    ★★½

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  • You Won't Be Alone

    You Won't Be Alone

    ★★★

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

    Freddy Krueger is a witch named Maria, with thousands of years of scoffing at the pathetic pleading of 19th Century Macedonian, peasant mommys.

    Daddys? They're a bunch of violent, misogynist, pigs.

    "Have mercy. On my blood. I beg you on my life, that is a child (no shit 19th Century Macedonian, peasant mommy) you don't want the nuisance."

    "Are you a fool, woman? As if I'd want a child. A bit of blood, that's all. Fresh born's."

    "I'll bring you…

  • Braid

    Braid

    ★★★★★

    Deliciously terrific, with nuanced and grounded performances from the three leads. This directorial debut of Mitzi Peirone is worthy of comparison to the New French Extremity, which indicates the lack of humanity beneath the intricacies of a neurological horror.

    A must watch

    Bubble gum Horror; you'll see.

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  • Antichrist

    Antichrist

    ★★★★½

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

    Do not be mistaken. This is a film by the aberrant and outlandish Lars von Trier, who after a lengthy bout of depression made a film in 2009, which is an 'uneasy-intimate' experience with subtle, slow motion shots of snow fall, an explicit shower sex-scene and babies accidentally falling out of open windows. The camera follows the entire 23 second fall of the toddler until the tiny thing (I am still trying to convince myself that it was only a…

  • Platoon

    Platoon

    ★★★★½

    'I ain't got no quarrel with the Viet Cong... No Viet Cong ever called me nigger' - Muhammad Ali, 1966

    From Sgt. Elias (Dafoe), the hippy 'Nam veteran carrying his XM177E2 like a cross, to Lerner's (Depp) lump in the throat - that flashes by - after witnessing a war-crime, to the hardened and menacing Sgt. Barnes (Berenger) giving a career high performance with a face with more battle scars than natural features.

    The first thing the newbies witness after…