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  • Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

    Borat: Cultural Learnings of America for Make Benefit Glorious Nation of Kazakhstan

    ★★★★

    While the mockumentary formula has been used quite a lot in the past few years, none of them have done in such a unique way as Borat has. It’s filmed with Sacha Baron Cohen playing the character of Borat in public, with everyone in the mockumentary being told that they are filming an actual documentary about a real person. It makes it so that not only are there no hidden camera escapades, but it also means that when someone says…

  • Hubie Halloween

    Hubie Halloween

    ★★

    You know, I could have continued watching the rest of my Halloween watchlist, filled with actual quality movies. But instead, I decided to add Hubie Halloween to the list and watch it, because I just couldn’t fucking help myself. I had hoped that it would be good, as I actually have a few friends that seem to like it. But, as it turns out, that hope was misplaced, to say the least.

    The story centers around Hubie Dubois, who is…

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  • Coraline

    Coraline

    ★★★★

    This is actually the first Laika movie I’ve ever seen. I’ve obviously been familiar with their work, I just never really felt the need to seek it out. So where better to start than with their first film Coraline, which is conveniently on my Halloween watchlist? And, wouldn’t you know it, this turned out to be a really great “kids” film with a lot of creativity but also a uniquely creepy vibe to it that makes me question whether a…

  • The Thing

    The Thing

    ★★★★★

    I think that what I love most about the 1982 remake of The Thing is how well it captures such a terrifying yet inherently simple concept: not being able to trust those you depend on. The story centers around a group of men trying to fight off an alien monster with the ability to take on the appearance and behavior of anything or anyone. This obviously leads to a lot of distrust within the group, as they really can’t rely…