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  • Apocalypse Now

    Apocalypse Now


    (review of redux version)

    surreal and cynical with occasional glimpses of camaraderie, these temporary states of comfort and familiarity within the general space of unwelcoming exterior set its pacing with checkpoint-like changes of settings as they travel the river, in which a few of these checkpoints, riddled with their own sense of security and safeness (real or false or flimsy) further pull you, helplessly, into the madness.

    the sanity and feet-on-the-ground attitude comes from being on a mission, giving a…

  • Skinamarink


    yeah i was on the edge of my seat once or twice, not because of screen tension or investment in the film but because i was almost falling asleep. the concept and style of execution of this film would’ve made it soooooo embarrassingly easy to pull off such a creepy and uneasy experience and nightmare fuel (while still maintaining the aura of liminal experimental slow-burn) that the audience wouldn’t even be able to sleep for a few days and instead…

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  • Puss in Boots: The Last Wish

    Puss in Boots: The Last Wish


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

    pinocchio, cricket and death walk into a bar... wait, guillermo del toro what are you doing here?

  • Duel



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

    simple concept but quite effective execution, especially when it comes to pacing and rising of the aggression and fear — a feeling of claustrophobia in the open road

Popular reviews

  • The Quiet Girl

    The Quiet Girl


    tender and delicate in the unraveling of the narrative, like taking special care not to rip the beautiful gift wrap of your christmas present, but ultimately feels strangely shallow for the amount of trauma, grief and neglect it's portraying. the lack of grandiose emotions and dramatism also feels... overdramatic in a way?

    in the film synopsis, its stated that cáit "blossoms in their care” but, while there is a clear arc of mutual trust and enjoyment of her company, the…

  • Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror

    Woodlands Dark and Days Bewitched: A History of Folk Horror


    nothing feels better than to listen to these analysis coming from those with great contagious enthusiasm in the topic, which instantly makes the viewer's watchlist grow in the dozens and a desire to rewatch those already seen — especially to view those snippets in such a great quality! watching the montages to each film mentioned was beautiful

    i should add that i watched it in small bits of 10-20 minute viewings on different days (which, of course, i'm sure would've…