harold strong

harold strong

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fka harry f

i like too many movies.

ratings are in constant flux. top 4 rotate.

Favorite films

  • 8½
  • The Devils
  • Cries and Whispers
  • Youth Without Youth

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  • Scream 4

    ★★★★½

  • The Eyes of Tammy Faye

    ★★½

  • Being the Ricardos

    ★★½

  • Scream 3

    ★★★★½

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  • Labyrinth

    Labyrinth

    ★★★★

    this film is three hours.

    still a technical masterwork. henson and bowie did not to go that hard on a children's fantasy musical but they did.

  • Scream 2

    Scream 2

    ★★★★½

    a complete flex in that it not only contains a Greatest Hits collection of slasher set pieces but also devotes almost half its two hour runtime to genuine character development and emotional stakes. doesn’t quite have the polish of its predecessor and its attempted stabs at catharsis ultimately ring kinda hollow by the end since it swings into typical neurotic Craven territory. however this is less so a story about Sid’s recovery than it is a scathing critique of how victims…

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  • Annette

    Annette

    ★★★★½

    the first 10 minutes: CINEMA LIVES!!

    the last 130 minutes: CINEMA LIVES!!

    breaks my heart for those who don't love a Leos Carax movie, especially *this* Leos Carax movie. but that's what you get for being a dumb bitch.

  • Saw

    Saw

    ★★★★½

    "I wouldn't lie to you."

    The way so many of you fetishize and adore horror from the 70s-90s for their "dated" features but then crudely dismiss this... I see you. Put this shit in the Criterion Collection. A total and despairing exercise in lo-fi aesthetics and Wan's trademark sense of escalation. Feels almost glued together by packing tape; the seeping wounds of its birth visible to the naked eye. Top to bottom, horror is rarely this raw and earnestly symbolic…