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  • Kwaidan
  • The Shining
  • Suspiria
  • Being There

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  • The Conjuring

    ★★★★★

  • Dracula

    ★★★★

  • Kwaidan

    ★★★★★

  • The X from Outer Space

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  • The Conjuring

    The Conjuring

    ★★★★★

    I’m finally able to just admit that this movie is a 5 star movie for me. I truly think this is one of the best horror films of the last decade, and one of the finest supernatural/possession/exorcism movies of all time - standing shoulder to shoulder with The Exorcist and Possession. James Wan crafted a magnificent film, his very best in my opinion. I wish the shitty sequels and spin offs didn’t taint the name of this movie, and I…

  • Kwaidan

    Kwaidan

    ★★★★★

    Masaki Kobayashi just utterly and without apology knocks it out of the park again. Kwaidan is a beautifully composed tetralogy of supernatural stories that are filmed in the most stunning ways I've ever seen. By using sets and hand painted backgrounds in the Ukiyo-E style mixed with Post-War influences there is a very heightened, abstract feel to the setting and the time period we are in. Everything feels like it takes place in dreams or a different world all together.…

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  • Dear Evan Hansen

    Dear Evan Hansen

    I could break down every single little thing of why this didn't work, why it was so cringe, why it feels like it was written by aliens who thought they did a good job of capturing how human beings talked. Why. Why. Why. But I honestly don't care. It's a failure. It's a disservice to the power of the movie musical. The one thing that I will say is that I hope this venture will serve as a lesson that…

  • Psycho

    Psycho

    ★★★★★

    This movie is a perfect example of, in my opinion, the most important scriptwriting rule - SHOW don’t TELL. We experience all the characters and all the plot points organically - instead of unwanted exposition. It’s perfect.