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  • Under the Skin

    Under the Skin


    Makes me so uncomfortable the whole time. The acting is spot-on, and the cinematography is stunning. And all the while being filmed in a gonzo-style of filmmaking where a lot of the film is actually filmed on the streets of Scotland as Scarlett Johansson improvises dialogue with actual random people on the street.

    Fantastic film that puts me on edge as both a man, and as a human.

  • Twin Peaks

    Twin Peaks


    Easily among David Lynch's masterpieces. This show has done many things to me that no other show has done; making me feel in a constant dream state.

    This show takes the simple concept of a simple mystery of a "who-done-it" and fills it with such surrealism and cosmic horror that no one else could do it other than David Lynch. The only time the show dips in quality is as soon as season 2 reels its ugly head and becomes…

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  • Black Mirror: Striking Vipers

    Black Mirror: Striking Vipers


    I like this both ironically and unironically. It feels like a parody of Black Mirror rather than a real episode of Black Mirror. It's funny. The concept is genuinely pretty interesting to me, and is an episode that definitely is memorable to say the least.

    But the message and ideas the episode presents is so poorly told and it ends up falling flat on its ass and makes an idiot out of itself. Like a drunken flatmate at a party that's had far too much to drink and should really just chill the fuck out.

    Go home, Black Mirror, you're drunk.

  • Synecdoche, New York

    Synecdoche, New York


    One of the only movies that has successfully made me cry every single time I bring myself to watching it. It's so beautiful, yet so horribly, and disturbingly sad. This film fucks me up more than any movie I've ever seen, and puts me in more of a depressive state than any relationship I've been in.

    I break down when I watch this. This feeling of isolation, impending death and speed of life going by is a horrifying thing, and…