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  • The Hand of God

    The Hand of God

    ★★★

    "Unfortunately for Sorrentino, sometimes the personal translates as generic and uninspired. His alter-ego in the film is not yet a fully formed adult; he’s just a teenage boy who cares about football and wants to get laid. After Fabietto is marked by tragedy, he becomes mopey and introspective. While we sense he might be on the precipice of significant transformation, the movie avoids those easy clichés. Yet, the film fails to examine the burden of stasis. The world might go…

  • Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn

    Bad Luck Banging or Loony Porn

    ★★★★

    "Yet, the film can also be read as a broader criticism of the way we live. The first section seems rooted in some version of the real world as we know it as Emi wanders around Bucharest visiting colleagues and cafés. She’s in motion and socially distanced, she’s thoughtful and engaged in some way with the materiality of the world around her. This section stands in stark contrast to Part 3, which seems to be a living and breathing Facebook…

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  • The Lords of Salem

    The Lords of Salem

    Difficult to put into words the visceral impact and sadness of The Lords of Salem. One viewing doesn't quite seem enough to put all the pieces together, as Zombie puts together a horror film so unlike any horror I've ever seen. The brutality of Sheri Moon's performance hits me in the fucking gut, and without ever having dealt with addiction, the film feels like a pained, strung out journey into the abyss. Some great female power, and a bone-chilling soundscape are icing on the cake.

  • The Girl in the Spider's Web

    The Girl in the Spider's Web

    ★★

    Advice from one professional writer to another, select all + delete >>>> infinite backspace on feature length article