Chris Salt

Chris Salt

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Killing me is not going to bring back your apples.

Favorite films

  • Eyes Without a Face
  • Possession
  • House
  • Carnival of Souls

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  • Time Without Pity

    ★★★★

  • Sentiment

    ★★★½

  • The Silence Before Bach

    ★★★★

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings

    ★★★½

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  • The Blob

    The Blob

    ★★★

    I think this was my first horror movie. Not sure how old I was but it was on TV and I was super excited about it and my parents let me stay up late specially. I made it as far as the old dude poking the blob with a stick and getting his arm eaten and I was out.

    So anyway, this was my second viewing and I'm proud to say I made it all the way through this time. It's a fun, somewhat clunky creature feature and McQueen is clearly in a completely different league to everyone else

  • Peninsula

    Peninsula

    ★★★

    This suffers a bit for having the Train to Busan name attached to it. Taken on its own, it's an entertaining enough Resident Evil/Army of the Dead style zombie action romp with some overwrought family dynamics and the familiar post-apocalyptic thunderdome setup. It can't hold a candle to Train though, and if you go in expecting more of that then I can see it being a disappointment.

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  • Vive L'Amour

    Vive L'Amour

    ★★★★½

    This is a glacially paced study of three desperately lonely people who all live alone in the same Taipei apartment, often at the same time.

    On a fairly superficial level, Ming-liang Tsai appears to be Taiwanese cinema's answer to Bela Tarr. We get long, stately shots of Mei, Ah-jung and Hsaio-ang going about their daily lives, sitting in bare rooms, smoking, sleeping. There are moments of deadpan humour and tenderness but the overwhelming impression is one of urban isolation. These…

  • Dry Summer

    Dry Summer

    ★★★★

    Not to make light of an important piece of world cinema or anything but "evil Turkish Mario" popped into my head quite early on and never really went away.