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  • The Wailing

    The Wailing

    ★★★★½

    this is how you do a possession film! none of that exorcism of emily rose bullshit! i haven’t felt this kind of horror—a visceral state of shock and tension—in such a long time! fuck this movie!

  • Ju-on: Origins

    Ju-on: Origins

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    what the FUCK was that

    literally everyone here except kiyomi had boring as hell storylines you couldn’t pay me to give two shits about what happens with any of them THEY’RE SO UNLIKEABLE

    the gore was pretty okay at some points??? fetus cutting scene was cool but the actual fetus infant gargoyle creature... no

    tl;dr this feels like a choppier, less coherent haunting of hill house —  evil house causes residents pain or makes them go nuts, residents grow up…

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  • Relic

    Relic

    ★★★½

    it’s been 3 hours since i’ve seen this film and i’m still deciding whether i like it or not

    the first two halves of this were formulaic and relied too heavily on horror tropes. it honestly felt like i was watching literally any other supernatural horror flick at some points. there were lots of loud noises as jump scares, a mysterious incident with the neighbor, etc. additionally, for a film claiming to be centered around family dynamics, this one does a…

  • Yi Yi

    Yi Yi

    ★★★★½

    this is the cinematic equivalent of that scene in ratatouille when ego tasted remy’s dish and was immediately transported back to the memory of his mother

    absolutely beautiful in the most gentle and quiet way