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  • Pas de Deux
  • Die Hard
  • Martyrs
  • Melancholia

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  • There's Someone Inside Your House

    ★★

  • Scream Dream

    ★★★★

  • Certified Copy

    ★★★★★

  • Them!

    ★★

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  • Scream Dream

    Scream Dream

    ★★★★

    So not my metal and still perfect in its vibes. Something about how each film should start with a topless woman in 80s pixie cut tied to a bed as a chainsaw begins to penetrate her sans context. It's a Screeeeeeeeam Dreeeeeeeeam Something about knowing that she'll bite your cock off after she has sucked you off and that it's still kinda worth it to get a BJ from a witch. Something about caressing your tits with demon claws. Mostly just leaning back, listening to riffs and hollering at the names and 🖤 the delightful puppetry and smiling whenever the frame stuttered.

  • Them!

    Them!

    ★★

    Where Liberalism goes to dream: All these disparate, failing institutions coming together and working in perfect harmony to extend the Anthropocene. The difference between bad sci-fi and good horror is that the latter actively works towards the devolution of our species and whatever comes after (if at all), while the former upholds it for joining hands and singing »We Shall Overcome«. Nothing more despicable and sad than going into the looney bin for eye witnesses because you fully know where…

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  • MS Slavic 7

    MS Slavic 7

    ★★★★

    Five years ago after an internship in a literary archive, I stayed for another half year as a freelancer and indexed and catalogued the estate of an author we recently acquired, an estate which also included a box of love letters. As I was reading the correspondence, I found it impossible not to get attached to them emotionally - and at the same time it felt like a breach of trust. The letters are so naked, so vulnerable, the writer…

  • Mank

    Mank

    ★★½

    Was gonna do a Mank meme review and be done with it but found myself (reluctantly) touched by parts of it so here goes a little write up. As an aesthetic object: ghastly malformed kitsch, given the smear of prestige and the stink of sentimentality to be snorted up like cocaine by the Oscars. As historical fiction as usual written both removed from and hailed for its times, showing Hollywood as backroom screwballin' and politickin', a parade of quotes and…