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  • Greener Grass

    Greener Grass

    ★★★★½

    Sydney Underground Film Festival
    Film #4 Watched

    I freaking loved it. A bold, absurd, hilarious vision.

  • Red Letter Day

    Red Letter Day

    ★★★

    Sydney Underground Film Festival
    Film #3 Watched

    Some areas could have done with a little more work.
    In order:
    - the script
    - the acting
    - the music

    The idea of neighbours being paired to kill each other based on diametrically opposed views showed so much promise. But in each pairing we saw, they never debated or really mentioned those beliefs. The filmmakers clearly wanted to make a comment about seething resentment in perfect neighbourhoods. Perhaps people biting their tongues…

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  • The Favourite

    The Favourite

    ★★★★★

    Fuck, this film is perfect. 

    Delicious. 

    Grotesque imagery. 

    The final act fills me with such pain and ill feelings.

  • Frankenstein

    Frankenstein

    ★★★½

    Film School Drop Outs – Weekly Challenge 2019
    Week 4: Jan 22-28
    Studio - Universal Pictures - Universal's Monsters


    I can see why Boris Karloff’s hulking menace is one of the iconic images of early horror. 
    The beautiful chiaroscuro lighting, the slanted insanity of the art direction, the magic of some of the special effects. It’s clear to see why this became a classic. 
    Some of the moments between Elizabeth and Henry seemed as though he was going to die…