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  • The Piano

    ★★★½

  • Holy Spider

    ★★★½

  • The House of the Devil

    ★★★★

  • Enys Men

    ★★★

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  • Holy Spider

    Holy Spider

    ★★★½

    LFF #2

    I’m very torn with this one. I did really like it but I’m not sure if this pulls off what it wants to pull off.

    If it’s a POV serial killer movie, than Abbasi has nailed it. Bajestani is terrifyingly mundane and the tone is as dark as it gets. 

    If it’s a comment on misogyny and inequality, I’m not convinced Abbasi has done such a great job of unpacking anything. His strong female protagonist is just that…

  • Enys Men

    Enys Men

    ★★★

    LFF 2022 #1

    I’m still patiently waiting for that ‘eureka!’ moment that brings everything together for me but the exhilaration I got from even the smallest ‘ah’s’ whilst watching this just proves how thoroughly invested I was in attempting to piece together this evocative, but tough puzzle.

    My first thoughts seem to be that despite the seemingly threadbare narrative, it actually feels like Jenkin is toying with too much. Themes such as memory and trauma work really well against the…

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