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  • Irma Vep
  • Ali: Fear Eats the Soul
  • Carrie
  • RoboCop

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  • The Matrix Reloaded

  • Hedwig and the Angry Inch

    ★★★★½

  • The Scary of Sixty-First

    ★★

  • Follow the Fleet

    ★★★★

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  • Phantom Thread

    Phantom Thread

    ★★★★★

    Maybe we'd all be better off spending a little more time flat on our backs; helpless, tender and open.

  • The Scary of Sixty-First

    The Scary of Sixty-First

    ★★

    How does a story this impossibly zeitgeisty benefit from being told in such shoddily retro fashion? The thought process behind making this some kind of half-hearted Argento pastiche will forever remain obscure to me, but it only serves to undermine what little eeriness Nekrasova does manage to conjure. Good taste is anathema to good horror and The Scary of Sixty-First is at its best when it feels like a genuine exploitation film, rather than an aesthetically pleasing in-joke. Positioning Epstein…