Monthly Archives: February 2017

Eyes Without A Face (1960)

“My face frightens me. My mask frightens me even more.” The uncanny valley is a powerful tool, one that I wouldn’t mind seeing explored a bit more in the horror genre. For me, the most unsettling figures have never been … Continue reading

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Meshes of the Afternoon (1943)

Here’s another case where I happened to watch this movie a few months ago without even realizing it was on my list. Because it’s only 14 minutes long, I decided to give the film another watch this week and chronicle my thoughts. … Continue reading

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Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937)

“Lips red as the rose. Hair black as ebony. Skin white as snow.” I can’t say I’m eager to write about Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs, probably no more eager than I was to watch it again after 15 years or … Continue reading

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Fantastic Planet (1973)

“These savage Oms, they’re dirty. They reproduce at an alarming rate.” I was fortunate enough to catch a midnight screening of Fantastic Planet at my university, preceded by several other short films from director René Laloux. After said experience, I’d definitely recommend … Continue reading

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On the Waterfront (1954)

“Hey, you wanna hear my philosophy of life? Do it to him before he does it to you.” I spoke of my adoration for Dustin Hoffman last week, viewing him as a prominent cultural figure of his generation. Marlon Brando … Continue reading

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Tootsie (1982)

“I was a better man with you, as a woman, than I ever was with a woman, as a man.” I must have some sort of fascination for Dustin Hoffman. Just short of Rain Man (a film I’ve seen and enjoyed several times) … Continue reading

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The Sixth Sense (1999)

“I don’t wanna be scared anymore.” In celebration of M. Night Shyamalan pumping out a watchable movie this year, I found it fitting to revisit his most acclaimed work, The Sixth Sense. Perhaps the finest achievement of both Shyamalan, Bruce Willis, and … Continue reading

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