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  • Babylon
  • Triangle of Sadness
  • Memoria
  • The Northman

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  • Holy Spider

    ★★★★

  • Skinamarink

    ★★★★½

  • Vengeance Is Mine

    ★★★★

  • Le Pupille

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  • Holy Spider

    Holy Spider

    ★★★★

    So... I ended up walking in probably 2-3 minutes after the start of the film. I saw some of the opening scene, just not all of the build-up. That being said, I had no trouble getting sucked into the world that Abbasi created. The mood was so effectively established from the get-go and it made the story all the more compelling.

    There were a couple of moments where the blunt nature of the story didn't fully work for me and…

  • Skinamarink

    Skinamarink

    ★★★★½

    Rewatch confirms this is the scariest movie I have ever seen. Hadn't planned on seeing it again so soon, but Matthew was interested in catching it in theaters, and I couldn't turn that down. It really says something about a film that manages to be wholly unique and more effective than just about anything else in the genre. Matthew also feels it's the scariest movie he's seen thus far and so he really liked it too.

    89%

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  • The 40 Year Old Virgin

    The 40 Year Old Virgin

    ★★★½

    Why did it turn into Midsommar at the end

    74%

  • I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    I'm Thinking of Ending Things

    ★★★★★

    I haven't seen something so striking and thoughtful in a while. I'm gonna try to not write a super long review for this, but I'm pretty certain this will turn into one of my favorites.
    Jessie Buckley and Jesse Plemons are both wonderful, as well as the small yet still impactful performances from Collette and Thewlis.
    From the opening scene alone, I could already get a sense of the themes that would be explored. The lighting, the framing, and all…