25 ♌️ ace
Hooptober 8 boxd.it/dfgne
2 folk horror – 1/2
6 countries – UK 3/6
8 decades – 70s 3/8
This was way too scattered for my liking. The lack of a central plot and characters really hurts this one. It skips from random scenes about various different characters, never really forming a compelling narrative that makes you want to keep going. There were some nice moments aesthetically and the soundtrack was occasionally atmosphetic. The fursuit satan was a bit too silly. I guess I like my folk horror more spooky and mysterious (like The Wicker Man) than goofy.
7.5 This is the only Marvel movie, besides Thor: Ragnarok, that I can say I genuinely enjoyed. I didn't really plan to watch it, but since my mom picked it to see at the cinema I went along. Since love I Tony Leung Chiu-Wai and Awkwafina it was off to a good start.
Shang-Chi tuned out to be a fun nostalgia trip since I loved rewatching Mulan and Hidden Tiger, Crouching Dragon as a kid. The film takes inspo from…
Watched for Hooptober Se7en
I've first heard of The Wicker Man years ago in Elijah Wood's What's In My Bag? video. If I remember correctly, he talked about Willow's songs. I had no idea what the movie was, but the clips they showed stayed in my mind. Since then, I've seen a lot of stills and gifs from this (and the memes from the remake, obviously). And yet, The Wicker Man still managed to surprise me.
The genre blending (a…