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  • Bullet Ballet

    Bullet Ballet

    ★★★★★

    Day 30/30

    I did it.
    I watched Bullet Ballet, every day throughout April. Not sure if that speaks more about the film's quality or my autism, but in any case, this has been quite a ride. I don't necessarily recommend doing this sort of thing since it could potentially ruin your enjoyment of a film, but I guess due to my obsession with this one, the enjoyment stayed pretty consistent. On the other hand, I see that my challenge caught…

  • Sick Film

    Sick Film

    ★★★★

    If you've followed me here for a while, you probably noticed that I tag films which include vomit. On one hand, this functions as a trigger warning for those who suffer from emetophobia, but it's more of a personal reminder since I'm (for lack of a better word) fascinated by vomit. Whether it's the nonstop flow in Gerorisuto (1986) or the eerie slow-motion shot in Disgraced Heaven (2017), when depicted in film, vomit has a strangely cathartic effect on me.…

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  • Swedish Confessions

    Swedish Confessions

    (Director's cut)

    Look, I get it, adult films are mainly just meant for coomers to waste money on, so there's not much incentive to put genuine effort into them, but that dismisses the artistic potential set by the likes of Forbidden Letters (1979). This investigation of mine to find a Swedish adult film that reaches anywhere near that level is likely in vain, as this was yet another tasteless and mind-numbing letdown that overstayed its welcome, but one can always hope.

  • Kärleksön

    Kärleksön

    Yep, there sure was an island, and they sure made love on it. Real brave of them to settle with what might as well have been the screen tests for the final cut, because they clearly nailed every line on first try despite being non-actors. Just fuck off already.

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  • Dirtbag

    Dirtbag

    (Edit: Karsten can make all the films he want, doesn't mean everyone has to like them though. Also you should read this review, good stuff.)

    Guys, Karsten won't give you attention just because you praise his self-indulgent regurgitation of quirky indie humor. If anything, it's just funny that someone who typically demands films to "have a point" would make something this arbitrary and shallow.

    Spending thousands of dollars on equipment to hastily throw together a short and send it to…

  • Lilya 4-ever

    Lilya 4-ever

    ★★★★★

    Please excuse me while I go stare into the void for another hour to let this sink in.