Alex

Be kind to your monsters and give a hug to your local fishman!
wannabe film buff, newbie horror aficionado, monster rights activist

Favorite films

  • The Shape of Water
  • Gold Diggers of 1933
  • Malignant
  • Singin' in the Rain

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  • The Black Phone

    ★★★★

  • Incredible But True

    ★★★★

  • I Lost My Body

    ★★★★½

  • The Passion of Joan of Arc

    ★★★★★

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  • The Black Phone

    The Black Phone

    ★★★★

    Continuing my trend (?) of seeing recent horror releases dubbed into foreign languages because I happen to be abroad, first Malignant in Spain and now this in French!
    I really really enjoyed it, and not only because of the c. 60 yr old French lady who also came to the 9pm Monday showing by herself who screamed out loud at one of the jumpscares, who has my ultimate respect. I found it extremely well paced, good emotional beats along with…

  • Incredible But True

    Incredible But True

    ★★★★

    Je n'ai aucune idée de ce que je viens de régarder franchement mais au même temps c'était très très clair. Un manifesto pour vieillir et contre la tyrannie de la beauté.
    Mot du film: fulgurant - qui brille d'un lueur très vive.
    Couple avec: Greener Grass, Blue Velvet

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  • The Perfect Family

    The Perfect Family

    ★★★½

    Funny and honestly did not at all take the route I thought it would? The way that I thought I could predict exactly what was going to happen because I was expecting this to be a cookie cutter American style family drama comedy but it managed to completely take me by surprise.
    Belén Rueda is a queen.

  • The Skull

    The Skull

    ★★★★

    Amicus knocked it out of the PARK with this one! Peter Cushing in the lead is always going to raise a movie by at least a full star for me, because the man always gives a great performance, but he's exceptionally good here even by his high standards as a tortured demonologist. With a healthy dose of Christopher Lee, lush production design (what I wouldn't give to be a buyer for those sets), a jangling, relentless score and some really…