Ryan

...any view of things that is not strange is false...

Favorite films

  • Tenebre
  • The Vanishing
  • Celia
  • Rififi

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  • The Hidden

    ★★★★

  • Burial Ground

    ★★★

  • Popcorn

    ★★★★

  • Blue Collar

    ★★★★½

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  • The Hidden

    The Hidden

    ★★★★

    Damn fine movie.

  • Burial Ground

    Burial Ground

    ★★★

    "The earth shall tremble... graves shall open... they shall come among the living as messengers of death and there shall be the nights of terror..."

    There's some fun zombie makeup here. They really went for it and while some of it admittedly looks a bit paint-y or clay-like, it mostly works for me as their design is creepy. Especially during the people eating.

    WTF is the kid!!! I need to know all his lore.

    + the wild synth score adds…

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  • The Return of the Living Dead

    The Return of the Living Dead

    ★★★★★

    "You mean the movie lied?!"

    "70 degrees. What's that?"
    "Room temperature."

    Nails sucha unique vibe with fun characters. Just a total blast the whole way through. So many iconic scenes.. the cadaver zombie and Frank's meltdown, Trash's cemetery dance, Tarman, Do ya wanna party, Send more paramedics/cops, freddie's turn in the chapel, Frank and the incinerator, the ending. And of course the all-timer soundtrack/score. 

    "The pain! It hurts to be dead."

  • Urban Legends: Final Cut

    Urban Legends: Final Cut

    ★★★

    I was fully onboard through 30 minutes, thinking wow this is more fun than I remember. The 'kidney kill' is raw. As it went on though it wore on me, losing some of that goodwill. Definitely falls into tropes more than explores them.

    The film school set up is fun and makes for some good gags. The scream queen blonde's acting in the student films is hilarious. Love the gun getting mixed up with the prop guns. The closet in…