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‘Saint Maud’ filters psychological horror through a religious lens
8
2 months ago

‘Saint Maud’ filters psychological horror through a religious lens

One of William Blake’s core principles—and perhaps one of his more controversial in its day—was a formal rejection of organized religion. He believed it was more of a social …
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[CFF 2020] ‘Climate of the Hunter’ is a Trippy Retro Conversation Piece on Mental Illness
5.8
11 months ago

[CFF 2020] ‘Climate of the Hunter’ is a Trippy Retro Conversation Piece on Mental Illness

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Mental illness on film is a tricky thing.

When it’s told in a straight-forward linear manner, it can feel hollow or disingenuous (looking at you, Ron Howard). But if it …
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Anguish [Review]
8
5 years ago

Anguish [Review]

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There’s been an explosion of what I like to call “hipster horror” in the last few years. You know what I’m talking about–small budgets, realky hip-looking actors, long periods of …
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Big Sky [Review]
3.3
6 years ago

Big Sky [Review]

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Big Sky is a bumbling, unfocused movie that has no idea what to do with the meager tools it has to work with.  Often, I find it lazy or uninspired …
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