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  • The Devils
  • Possession
  • Vive L'Amour
  • Twin Peaks: The Return

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  • VHS 94

    ★★★½

  • Ghostwatch

    ★★★★

  • The Stuff

    ★★★★

  • Ringu

    ★★★½

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  • VHS 94

    VHS 94

    ★★★½

    Pretty fun in fits and starts, but how the HELL am I supposed to maintain my IMMERSION in this "VHS footage" when it's all 16:9?? If you're gonna commit to an aesthetic than COMMIT to it!

    smh...no attention to detail...

  • Ghostwatch

    Ghostwatch

    ★★★★

    Based on what I knew about this I was admittedly hoping for a bit more of the full-body heebie-jeebies that I associate with my absolute favorite pieces of horror, but that's a me problem. As it stands this is incredible and by going so much farther and darker than it had to, must be one of the wildest things ever intentionally aired on television. It's just so well pieced together and committed to keeping its poker-face, right up until a…

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  • Personal Problems

    Personal Problems

    ★★★★★

    Frankly I think it's a miracle this even exists. 3/4" tape from 1980 is probably about as likely to disintegrate into dust and fuck up your deck as to produce a usable image. I'm so glad this was able to be restored and preserved though, because it's beautiful. Full of perfect performances that make every moment feel crystalline and true, even as the format smears and blends those moments together- always reminding us that every image contains its own afterimage.

  • Wonder Woman 1984

    Wonder Woman 1984

    ½

    After a thrilling episode of ABC's Wipeout, this kicks into high gear with Kristen Wiig's best Michelle Pfeiffer impression, and some real gutbuster scenes of Chris Pine being awestruck at stuff that definitely existed in his time, like fireworks and big trains. After about six more hours of at-best tone-deaf/at-worst truly vile geopoliticking including a scene where noted IDF supporter Gal Gadot literally uses a missile to save several arab children, followed by a few of the worst, ugliest fight…