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  • Sleep Tight

    Sleep Tight

    ★★★½

    Reminding me sometimes of Robert Bresson's clinical approach, this is a daring enough thriller that puts us in the shoes of a sadistic monster while focusing most on his meticulous actions (even though the guy does make some very stupid decisions), and it can be hugely tense and disturbing.

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  • Rocketman

    Rocketman

    ★★★½

    The musical numbers look great and the film benefits a lot from Elton John's songs, but the truth is that the script really needed polishing, as some characterizations are essentially caricatures and there are a lot of honest scenes here coexisting with just as many cheesy ones.

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  • The Handmaiden

    The Handmaiden

    ★★★★½

    Park Chan-Wook explores the power of narrative (the way you tell a story and its ramifications), creating another astounding visual spectacle full of dark humor, sexual desire, betrayal and revenge, with intense performances and a wonderful production design, editing and score.

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  • Us

    Us

    ★★★★½

    If there is something more terrifying than alien body snatchers, it is our own dark sides crawling out of our depths to take our places in society, and Peele creates an intelligent allegory replete with symbolism of how today's 'US' is making this red chain of madness all the more possible.

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