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  • Léon: The Professional
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  • The Spine of Night

    ★★★★

  • Torn

    ★★★½

  • Dig Deeper: The Disappearance of Birgit Meier

    ★★

  • Braveheart

    ★★★★★

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  • The Spine of Night

    The Spine of Night

    ★★★★

    Fright #124 in my Year-Long attempt to Shudder my way through 2022.

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    This is so my jam.

    The animation style is such a throwback reference to the look of 1981's "Heavy Metal". That gives it such a fucking great feel and tone. Really awesome.

    The story itself is a straight up deep dive into fantasy narrative.

    They don't hold your hand along the way - which I really dug. They just throw you right into the deep end with…

  • Torn

    Torn

    ★★★½

    This documentary about ill-fated climber Alex Lowe and his family benefits greatly from the fact that it's directed by his oldest son Max. That small detail really makes a difference especially since most of the doc is him interviewing his family members: his two brothers, his mother and his dad's longtime climbing partner Conrad Anker.

    The real emotion comes from Anker when having to confront the details of the tragedy and his part in it... all while his best friend's…

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