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  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★★

    "As it turns out, I'm capable of much unpleasantness"

    Yorgos Lanthimos is a director of notable bizarreness. I’ve seen two other films of his, The Lobster and The Killing of a Sacred Deer, and each has managed to entrance me with their brilliant absurdities and Lanthimos’ distinct direction. Yorgos has reached a new milestone as a director with this new film. The Favourite, quite frankly, is a masterpiece all around. Yorgos Lanthimos finely tunes his meticulous direction even more and…

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  • Poltergeist

    Poltergeist

    ★★★

    I wanted to start my October with a horror classic I’ve never seen before, and Poltergeist ended up being the chosen film. Watching it, I understand why it was a big film during its time. You can see the scenes that influenced countless of other ghost stories in cinema years on. However, I’m not going to lie and say this really clicked with me like I hoped it would. The first half of the movie succeeds at building tension in my…

  • The Skin I Live In

    The Skin I Live In

    ★★★★½

    Confusion. This was the first feeling that came to my mind as soon as the credits started to roll. Is The Skin I Live in a sad attempt at a message about gender or a great, wicked one? I’m still not quite sure. However, I am quite sure that Almodóvar is one of my favorite director now for sure, and I didn’t expect to find a psychological thriller about a surgeon next up on my watchlist in his filmography. Almodóvar…

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