One of the best comments I have found on imdb’s profile of “Monster From Green Hell” indicated that “Big wasps are fun, but walking across Africa isn’t”.
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“Malevolent” is another Netflix flick that could have been something exciting, but quickly turned into an exercise of repeating the genre’s tropes.
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Joaquin Phoenix transcends his own acting skills in “Don’t Worry, He Won’t Get Far On Foot” – a messy, quasi-documentary and quasi-artsy tribute to a famous American cartoonist John Callahan.
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Thom Yorke’s “Suspirium” has been stuck in my head for a long time now, but it doesn’t mean it’s a good pick for a horror soundtrack. Here’s my short take on Luca Guadagnino’s ominous score.
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The Swiss black metal/blues/country band Zeal & Ardor has visited a small venue in Warsaw to give one of the most electrifying performances I’ve seen in a long time.
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Gustav Möller’s “The Guilty” is a devastating drama, where the scarcity of tools used to tell the story excavates its true worth.
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Although “Blaze” is essentially a biopic, it blossoms into a charming, nicely executed love story with a deeper meaning and a picture of the American wintry blues.
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Luca Guadagnino’s wet dream of becoming a “grand auteur” hit into a brick wall of “Suspiria” – suspense-lacking, glaringly ill-inspired and simply boring remake of Dario Argento’s masterpiece.
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The Italian drama, which premiered this year at the Cannes Film Festival, is a lovely flirt with the much praised Russian novelist.
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It takes an incredible amount of anti talent to create a film so bland, so deeply unattractive and frantic as “Dollhouse: The Eradication of Female Subjectivity from American Popular Culture”.
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Not many filmmakers are capable of dividing the audiences as much as the Grand French Provocateur – Gaspar Noe.
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Casey Killoran, who recently starred and produced an indie drama “Viral Beauty”, chatted with me about the phenomenon of social media, the creative process behind her film and… how Lana Del Rey helped her in shaping her role.
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