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  • Casablanca
  • Seven Samurai
  • The Adventures of Robin Hood
  • Brazil

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  • The Sound of Scars

    ★★★★

  • Night of the Strangler

    ★★★

  • Here to be Heard: The Story of The Slits

    ★★★

  • The House of the Laughing Windows

    ★★★

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  • The Witch

    The Witch

    ★★★★

    Hoop-Tober 2016 Entry #4

    I like to think that, with the exception of the controversial ending (which I'll get to in a moment) THE WITCH is what would have happened if Stanley Kubrick turned BARRY LYNDON into a horror move. An incredibly assured debut from Robert Eggers, THE WITCH is filled with a palpable sense of place, terrific performances, and a sense of purpose and direction in a film that is equally open to interpretation.

    Banished from their puritanical community…

  • Wrong Turn 2: Dead End

    Wrong Turn 2: Dead End

    ★★

    Hoop-Tober 2020 Entry #3

    I was unaware the WRONG TURN series was already six deep in the franchise, with a seventh on the way. Probably because I had zero interest in what looked like another mid-2000s teen/TV star horror vehicle, a la every other movie starring someone from what was then called the WB. But WRONG TURN 2: DEAD END had two things going for it that intrigued me enough to check it out, despite not having seen the first…