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  • The Abducted Bride

    The Abducted Bride

    ★★★★★

    This is what I wrote before someone kindly directed me to this Letterboxd entry:

    I don’t know if the version I’m watching is the complete, uncut version or what, but it’s the 92 minute DVD from Severin. It’s also full screen. I don’t know if that’s the original aspect ratio or not. 
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    UPDATE: the image quality is very bad. 
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    First of all, this dwarf is creepy as shit. And why is she treating this robot dog like it’s…

  • Chairman of the Board

    Chairman of the Board

    Letterboxd doesn’t have an entry for The Sinful Dwarf (1973), so I’m leaving this here. 

    I don’t know if the version I’m watching is the complete, uncut version or what, but it’s the 92 minute DVD from Severin. It’s also full screen. I don’t know if that’s the original aspect ratio or not. 
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    UPDATE: the image quality is very bad. 
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    First of all, this dwarf is creepy as shit. And why is she treating this robot dog like…

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  • Come and See

    Come and See

    ★★★★★

    Of course I’ve heard about this movie for years. Every film geek has at least heard of it. Needless to say, I’m nervous. Even the menu screen is ominous as shit. But it can’t be any more harrowing than Salo, can it??
    I picked up the Criterion Blu Ray at the sale a couple weeks ago, so let’s check it out...
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    I’ve noticed the Russians have a thing for immersive cinematography, where characters look at and talk to the…

  • Joker

    Joker

    ★★★★

    The concept of dropping a DC Comics character into the 70s/80s Scorsese-verse is an interesting experiment. It sounds like fan fiction, or something you and your friends would come up with over beers. It’s a “wouldn’t it be cool if...?” scenario. The kind of thing that rarely materializes into an actual movie. But why not? I say it’s just as valid as the “standard” franchise movies we get now. For example, wouldn’t it be cool if we dropped Conan the…