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  • Warning from Space

    Warning from Space

    The Day Japan Caught Fire, flooded and trembled, then found hope and salvation through their extraterrestrial close encounter.
    The WTF-cyclop-starfish aliens are truly an artistic statement & achievement (Taro Okamoto) and perhaps worthy of the 5 stars just on their own for existing!
    The twisty third act makes up in an apocalyptic red atmosphere and its tense build up finale, before the eastern sun rises up again.

  • Don't Blink

    Don't Blink

    I did blink, and in one minute Asmara Abigail was gone!

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  • The Last House on the Left

    The Last House on the Left

    Barebones and lo-fi U.S.-American anxiety horror, Wes Craven's debut soars inconsistently in its nihil-lewdness and its resistance to entertain, almost makes for exploitive anti-cinema, altough a surprising switch in tone in the final act as a revenge tale, shows firmly who rises above as the righteously family unit, a model that Craven doesnt necessarily seem to champion, one that he's simply showing us how its already broken as the 70's were just coming on.

  • The Burglar

    The Burglar

    Uneven and forcibly twisty within its reflective, existentialist and overly drawn moments that plague our main character Nat Harbin (Dan Duryea).
    David Goodis script seems to drag in its aim to impress with its worn out trappings that turns them into formula, keeping the material from neither translating into classic noir cannon or truly belonging to the post-noir lifeline that's just around the corner.
    Miscastings aside, "The Burglar" does excell visually in its crisp black & white cinematography (Don Malkames) fitting…