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District 9 (2009)

“When dealing with aliens, try to be polite, but firm. And always remember that a smile is cheaper than a bullet.” There’s a lot to love about District 9. I remember when it was released 10 years ago, it was one … Continue reading

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The Bird with the Crystal Plumage (1970)

“I’ve run through it over and over again. I can’t get it out of my head, but I can’t manage to pin it down either.” I love horror because it casts a wide net. I think it would be a … Continue reading

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An Actor’s Revenge (1963)

“This woman’s suspicious.” “That’s not a woman.” It takes a great performer to pull off a movie like An Actor’s Revenge. Kazuo Hasegawa seems as capable as any, with the film marking his 300th completed movie amidst after a career of acclaim. Hasegawa also played … Continue reading

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Picnic at Hanging Rock (1975)

“What we see and what we seem are but a dream, a dream within a dream.” Picnic at Hanging Rock is in a world of its own. It seems to exist outside the plane of regular cinema. Not better or worse, but different. It … Continue reading

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The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance (1962)

“I know those law books mean a lot to you, but not out here. Out here a man settles his own problems.” Again, it seems like every Western I see becomes my new favorite. The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance is a … Continue reading

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Nosferatu (1922)

“Blood is life.” Nosferatu is one of the scariest vampires committed to celluloid. His long, slow-moving fingers and eyes like dark portals make for, arguably, the most sinister movie monsters. He’s more creature than man, more lust than logic. He … Continue reading

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Ghostbusters (1984)

“Ah, if there’s a steady paycheck in it, I’ll believe anything you say.” I was looking forward to relaxing with Ghostbusters one evening over a month ago, but since then I’ve found that I don’t have much to say about it. It’s … Continue reading

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