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  • Swallow

    Swallow

    "Unlike many pregnancy-themed horror movies, “Swallow,” quite radically, doesn't linger on the monstrosity of the body and transformations that come with it. It is a film that inverses the typical trajectory by having a character begin in a state of subjugation, who slowly fights for ownership and freedom over her body and life. “Swallow” is an uncompromising horror that evokes deeply rooted alienation and dysmorphia. Hunter’s journey will take her on a path towards connecting the mind and body, even…

  • Greed

    Greed

    "One can almost argue that the constant narrative jumping around and the multiple storylines do something to evoke the chaos of modern life. How being permanently logged on inundates us constantly with thousands of images and stories that simultaneously celebrate wealth and hand-wringing about a variety of injustices. The overall effect of living in a society like ours is a kind of numbness. It becomes so that merely thinking or posting about political convictions has replaced political action.

    It’s a…

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  • The Lords of Salem

    The Lords of Salem

    ★★★★½

    Difficult to put into words the visceral impact and sadness of The Lords of Salem. One viewing doesn't quite seem enough to put all the pieces together, as Zombie puts together a horror film so unlike any horror I've ever seen. The brutality of Sheri Moon's performance hits me in the fucking gut, and without ever having dealt with addiction, the film feels like a pained, strung out journey into the abyss. Some great female power, and a bone-chilling soundscape are icing on the cake.

  • The Girl in the Spider's Web

    The Girl in the Spider's Web

    ★★

    Advice from one professional writer to another, select all + delete >>>> infinite backspace on feature length article