Salem Scott

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Favorites are recent films I gave 10/10

Favorite films

  • Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings
  • Rear Window
  • The Wolf House
  • Saw VI

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  • Hellraiser: Deader

    ★½

  • Hellraiser: Hellseeker

    ★★★½

  • Hellraiser: Inferno

    ★★½

  • Final Destination 5

    ★★

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  • Love and Anarchy

    Love and Anarchy

    ★★★★★

    Love and Anarchy: Deromantizing heroism, my problem with popular anti-fascist media, and why the most hated moment in The Last Jedi might be my favorite



    Finding a place to start this discussion is difficult, as with any complex piece of media. Love and Anarchy is a great film, and there are certainly people with multiple film degrees and accolades who you should listen to. While I could try and throw my hat into that ring, I would likely do a…

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    ★★★½

    One of my friends once watched this entire movie on his 4th generation iPod. Not iPod touch, iPod. Like when they still had the clickwheel and everything.

    If that's not the ultimate perversion of this film's experience, I honestly don't know what is.

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  • Hellraiser: Deader

    Hellraiser: Deader

    ★½

    I dont hate everything it does, but I'd be hard pressed to say it executes any of it's interesting ideas competently. Outside of the writing, there isn't anything truly irredeemable, as even Pinhead's underutilization feels somewhat appropriate. But with the writing as bad as it is, and everything else being a bit of a wash, it's easy to put this at the bottom of the list.

  • Hellraiser: Hellseeker

    Hellraiser: Hellseeker

    ★★★½

    Definitely better than anything I would expect this far into the series. It has all of the same general story of Inferno, with a gaslit male protagonist being forced to reconcile with his own guilt and sins. But fortunately, Dennis Duffy proves to a far more engaging protagonist than discount Tim Robbins. And while it still suffers from the overuse of the dreamscare fake-outs, it does a lot of great stuff with it.

    What also makes it a true step…

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