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  • Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh

    Candyman: Farewell to the Flesh

    ★★½

    This isn't half as good as the original, but it's not completely worthless either. It takes the basic idea of the first film and turns it into a more standard gothic horror story, unfortunately losing much of what made the original unique and interesting. I enjoyed the first two acts of this film well enough - not great, but decent - but it stumbles hard towards the end. The additions to Candyman's origin story are dumb as hell, and making…

  • Enemy

    Enemy

    ★★★½

    A pretty decent psychological thriller. It has a very "Lynchian" feel to it, full of dream logic and a sort of existential dread. Much of the characters' behavior doesn't seem rational, which starts to make sense towards the end but I could see it leaving viewers a bit frustrated. It also gets a bit weird, mostly in a good way.

    Gyllenhaal is great, the two characters he plays are so similar but very distinct in subtle ways. The film has…

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  • Candyman

    Candyman

    ★★★★★

    A grad student who is writing her thesis on urban legends learns about the myth of the Candyman, a man with a hook for a hand who haunts a local project and appears when you say his name 5 times in the mirror. She goes to investigate and finds herself in grave danger even before the supernatural stuff starts.

    I fucking love this movie. Tony Todd is the shit, the Philip Glass score is incredible, and it's legit scary all…

  • Avengers: Endgame

    Avengers: Endgame

    ★★★★★

    This is not really a five-star movie and it wouldn't even work on it's own, but as the finale to 10 years of stories, character development, and world building, it knocks it out of the fucking park.