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  • Angst
  • Martin
  • Rapture
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  • Driver 23/The Atlas Moth

    ★★★★★

  • KingCobraJFS: Now it's a Party!

    ★★★

  • The Decline of Western Civilization Part III

    ★★★★★

  • Martin

    ★★★★★

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  • Driver 23/The Atlas Moth

    Driver 23/The Atlas Moth

    ★★★★★

    High point is the wife coming in with full clown makeup: “so what do you have stomach cancer?”  Masterful editing.

  • KingCobraJFS: Now it's a Party!

    KingCobraJFS: Now it's a Party!

    ★★★

    I'm writing a review for the trappped doc here as well since it keeps getting pulled of letterboxd for some reason.

    As a "scholar" (aka curious researcher) of the mondo genre of documentary, I've long been fascinated by the ethics of documentary filmmaking, specifically ethnographic documentary. It's debatable if any documentary can be truly objective, as the filmmaker always has the final say of how everything is edited and represented in the final product. The 2014 Cobra doc existed almost…

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  • Angst

    Angst

    ★★★★★

    There's a lot I could say about this film. It is genuine psychosis on screen. Gerard Kargl was tapping into something feral and raw when he made this film.
    I've never felt before watching this film that I was *meant* to see something but this felt like destiny. Everything about it felt like it was speaking directly to me, and I felt equally like a killer and a victim when I watched this. This movie is an evil Ouroboros. My…

  • Sombre

    Sombre

    ★★★★★

    Something about this was nauseating start to finish. It felt like being trapped in a dark room with a light switch that doesn't work. Nothing explicit, but plenty to make you sick.