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  • Crimes of Passion

    Crimes of Passion

    ★★★½

    Crazy how this started out as a film I thought I’d have to walk out on to a film I think I maybe love? 

    When Ken Russell gets out of his own way stylistically and let’s Kathleen Turner and a dildo wielding Anthony Perkins do the talking, it’s hard not to enjoy it. Even John Laughlin was starting to win me over by the film’s end (though he’s clearly out of their league). Also, in a better film or at…

  • The Nightcomers

    The Nightcomers

    ★★

    “Flora, that’s not how you do sex!”

    35mm print - Quad

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  • The Night of the Hunter

    The Night of the Hunter

    ★★★★

    35mm Print. This film is a beauty. The shot of Shelley Winters underwater should be in museums. I swear Seymour Skinner is channeling Robert Mitchum in this movie.

  • Daisies

    Daisies

    ★★★½

    35mm print - FSLC

    A total shock to the system. Visually, narratively, and pratically destructive...at least in terms of food waste.

    As a Westerner I had a little touble understanding that last part without context. I then read an interview with Jitka Cerhová who said: "You can’t imagine how these scenes, where we threw down the table and the platters of a sumptuous banquet, were shocking in a country where people waited on line for hours in front of grocery stores."