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  • The Ring

    The Ring

    ★★★★

    Halloween 2019 Challenge

    My first time watching The Ring crosses another one of the highest profile horror movies I haven't seen off the list. And I really enjoyed this film!

    I thought the color grading and the cinematography really looked amazing. Gore Verbinski did a great job directing the film. I just loved the dread-inspiring look to the film, as well as it being set in the Pacific Northwest. More movies should be set here in the PNW! Naomi Watts…

  • Hollywood Boulevard

    Hollywood Boulevard

    ★★★★

    It's a great feeling watching a movie and knowing within the first few minutes that you've chosen a winner, and that's exactly how I felt about Hollywood Boulevard as soon as the opening scene ended and the self-aware cheesy credits began playing.

    While I loved the film, I think this is a hard movie to talk about. It's a 70s B-movie satire on 70s B-movies with the anarchic, madcap comedic style of something like Airplane! where everything and anything is…

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  • Dead Hooker in a Trunk

    Dead Hooker in a Trunk

    ★★★

    Halloween 2019 Challenge

    I'm sure the first question most people will have seeing this pop up in their activity feed will be: why the hell did I watch this? Well, having seen the Soska Sisters' movie American Mary ( too long ago at this point) I've been wanting to watch their Z-budget debut.

    I am pretty lenient to microbudget movies with no money, and even grading along that curve I don't think Dead Hooker in a Trunk is a conventionally…

  • Tombs of the Blind Dead

    Tombs of the Blind Dead

    ★★

    Halloween 2019 Challenge

    Too much filler, not enough thrills. Meh.

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  • Logan

    Logan

    ★★★★½

    Film 1/31 of March 2017 Scavenger Hunt
    Task #6: A film in theaters
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    I really don't want to overhype Logan for anyone, but for me this film absolutely lived up to what I hoped it could be. This is the first superhero movie I've ever seen that had more authentic seeming drama and action than it did the typical things you'd expect from the genre. Logan really feels like it is telling its own stories about characters that happen…

  • Don't Breathe

    Don't Breathe

    ★★★★½

    Just got back from the movie theater and this was intense. Wow. Don't Breathe is a film that easily lives up to the positive buzz and the hype, it is a masterclass in suspense and atmosphere.

    Fede Alvarez's effectively tense and horrifying direction adds to the terrifying performance of Stephen Lang as the blind man who fights back against a trio of young adults who break into his home in search of some cash to make a better life for…