Michelle

Just your everyday film lover who enjoys writing. Godzilla snob.


I have a fondness for trash films.

Favorite films

  • Pan's Labyrinth
  • Martyrs
  • Baraka
  • Dawn of the Dead

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  • Beware: Children at Play

  • Dead Heat

    ★★★½

  • Men

    ★★★★

  • Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy

    ★★★★

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  • Beware: Children at Play

    Beware: Children at Play

    This movie is hella boring for 95% of the runtime but goddamn that ending is something!

  • Dead Heat

    Dead Heat

    ★★★½

    This was a lot of fun! It feels like a Saturday morning cartoon with gore. The writing was kinda eh, but it makes up for that with crazy set pieces (I LOVED the part with the Chinese restaurant). Effects and makeup were outstanding.

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  • Men

    Men

    ★★★★

    Alex Garland isn't shy about making ambiguous films--while Ex Machina (2014) was a fairly straightforward sci-fi flick, his follow-up film Annihilation (2018) delved heavily into surreal territory and had an ending that was cryptic to say the least. His latest film Men (2022) dives headfirst into full on allegory territory, and is destined to be divisive and heavily discussed for a long time.

    Jessie Buckley plays Harper, a young woman who has just exited a toxic marriage to her ex-husband…

  • Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

    ★★★½

    There is a moment, about halfway through this film, where you can pinpoint the exact second where the Disney suits said, "Alright Sam Raimi, you can do whatever you want now that we have all of our contractually obligated by-the-books exposition out of the way!" and off Raimi goes like a demon unleashed from Hell. They essentially let him make half of a horror movie with Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness (2022), and that horror film is really…