JKM

favorites from last month. always logging stuff late. hapa boy from the bay area. I write news too.

Favorite films

  • Primate
  • Malignant
  • High Plains Drifter
  • Project X

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  • Knick Knack

    ★★½

  • Psycho IV – The Beginning

    ★★★

  • Terminator Salvation

    ★½

  • Sex, Lies, and Videotape

    ★★★★½

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  • Knick Knack

    Knick Knack

    ★★½

    It was free pizza. Free fucking pizza.

  • Psycho IV – The Beginning

    Psycho IV – The Beginning

    ★★★

    After boiling down its tortured marquee killer to a simple-minded slasher with the third entry, this one focuses itself on expanding on the spare mythology Hitchcock practically strung together by happenstance in the original. The structure is preposterous — a radio show is doing a special about matricide and look who decided to call in and layout his childhood trauma of popping boners around his mom. Casting the "E.T." kid as a young Norman must've been this movie's raison d'être…

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  • Far Far Away Idol

    Far Far Away Idol

    ½

    My family went to a house party in 2005. While all the parents drank and chatted downstairs, all the kids were up in the playroom, shooting Nerf guns and watching Shrek 2. When the credits rolled, the host's kids popped into the bonus features and queued up this motherfucker. After every character performed their song, we were asked to vote on who should win. I put up my hand for Donkey's passionate performance of "Disco Inferno," but, of course, Prince…

  • The Room

    The Room

    ★★★★★

    On an eleventh watch, I realize that Lisa and Claudette talking about breast cancer means that this film technically passes the Bechdel test.

    Also, masterpiece.