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  • Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me

    Hold Me Thrill Me Kiss Me

    ★★★

    Adrienne Shelley was a treasure, and this kind of a rough-edges, mostly long-forgotten indie gem; With one ridiculously baaad (as in goood ‘bad’) soundtrack to go along with.

  • Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

    Thunderbolt and Lightfoot

    ★★★★½

    A classic in every sense. Terrific performances and chemistry between the whole cast, including actors involved for merely a single scene.

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  • Hardcore

    Hardcore

    ★★★★½

    rewatching this film in anticipation for Schrader’s new film First Reformed, i was not disappointed by my own high expectations since watching this for my first time a half-decade ago... love everything about this film, from the brilliant casting + acting, its perfect slow-burn pacing, the seedy underbelly color palets used for 1970’s LA, and the vibey score. 
    can’t help but be reminded of a film i’d seen since: The inferior-in-every-single-way 8MM dir by Joel Schumacher/starring Nicholas Cage...Despite the execution, these…

  • Good Time

    Good Time

    ★★★★

    best of 2017