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  • Right at Your Door

    Right at Your Door

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    This blew my mind when I saw it 10 years ago but after a random rewatch tonight the cracks really started to show. A fantastic first act gives way to a bloated middle filled with superfluous conversations between two characters who just aren’t that interesting. That ending is still fucking brutal though! Overall I definitely recommend it but only for that final act kick in the dick!

  • Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

    Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark

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    Starts off strong, so so strong, but it became more and more generic as the runtime stretched out. It’s a step up from Goosebumps but it is no IT. The kids are all great and the chosen stories are ace, just a shame about the framing narrative.

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  • The Invitation

    The Invitation

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    The Invitation is certainly a slow burn but the payoff is pretty immense. A daunting look at loss, stability & moving on in dark, crazy L.A.

  • Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

    Once Upon a Time in Hollywood

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    I loved it even more the 2nd time!
    I’ve seen some people say it’s too indulgent and unfocused but I find it to be so lovingly reverential of that time and place that it soaks and wallows in it. 

    I’m glad Tarantino did something different to his usual style for most of the film! It feels more personal and introspective and when that final act kicks in it is absolute dynamite in my veins! 
    As of today this is in my top 3 of 2019!