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  • The Fountain
  • Twin Peaks: The Return
  • Halloween II
  • The House That Jack Built

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  • Finch

    ★★★

  • Zeros and Ones

    ★★★★

  • The Fountain

    ★★★★★

  • Come From Away

    ★★★★

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    31

    ★★★★★

    I am not here to make you happy. I am not here to brighten your dismal day. And I am certainly not here to elicit an amused response. 

    Zombie's Funny Games. A movie that hates itself, but can't stop, can't deviate from its predetermined course. We've seen this story played out a thousand times, and we all know how it ends, but that doesn't keep it from hurting — because, in Zombie's movies, it always hurts. The empathy he has…

  • Halloween II

    Halloween II

    ★★★★★

    This review may contain spoilers. I can handle the truth.

    Director’s cut

    Nights in white satin 
    Never reaching the end 

    That opening hospital sequence is like something out of a different movie. A condensed slasher in its own right, one made all the more terrifying by the reveal that it’s what Laurie faces every single night. That twist sets the stage for everything that follows. This movie doesn't care about Michael Myers taking people's lives in outlandish ways; it cares about the lives Michael has ruined. It cares about the…

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  • Finch

    Finch

    ★★★

    Watched this with my family and a friend for Thanksgiving movie night. It was very cute! Gonna have American Pie stuck in my head for weeks.

  • Shopping

    Shopping

    ★★★★

    Always interesting to watch a director’s first movie last. Not surprised to find that PWSA was a master of his craft from the get-go.

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