Jay

Primarily interested in horror, queerness, British social realism, and European New Wave, though I'll watch almost anything.

Favorite films

  • Alien
  • Come and See
  • BPM (Beats per Minute)
  • Lost Highway

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  • See How They Run

    ★★★

  • Athena

    ★★★★

  • Vera Drake

    ★★★★★

  • Bodies Bodies Bodies

    ★★★

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  • Celia

    Celia

    ★★★

    🎬 Ann Turner
    📝 Ann Turner
    ⏱️ 103m

    Boasting a beguiling strangeness, Ann Turner's Celia is a peculiar and often unwieldy dark fairytale about bullying and children's fears of monsters, whether real or imagined. Drawing parallels between infantile fears of things that go bump in the night and anti-Communist hysteria in 1950s suburban Australia, Turner explores the consequences of the cruelties inflicted on children by adults and each other, bookending her story with human tragedies that crack the boundaries between…

  • Dashcam

    Dashcam

    ★★

    🎬 Christian Nilsson
    📝 Christian Nilsson
    ⏱️ 82m

    Like a surprisingly large number of people on here, I appear to have watched the "wrong" film but oh well, we move...

    Nilsson's Dashcam, which shares a release year, genre, cinematic style and even a runtime with Rob Savage's film of the same name, is a conspiratorial thriller that plonks itself down on just the right side of ridiculous. Like its namesake, it takes cues from films like Unfriended and Searching, though…

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