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9 minutes ago, jonrawks said:

Climax - I keep seeing this being listed as a horror film and I don't feel like that's accurate.  Either way, it's a pretty wild and hypnotic movie and I enjoyed it immensely.  Some of the visuals in it are so fucking cool.  Definitely seek this one out.

 

Got this preordered from Amazon UK.  Comes out tomorrow actually so it should be shipping any minute.  Arrow Video is putting it out (basically the Criterion of the UK), so I’m excited to see the whole package.  Love me some Gaspar Noe.

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I watched Velvet Buzzsaw yesterday and found it very entertaining. I agree that the dialogue was a little weird in parts, does anyone actually speak that way in real life? Either way the cast was very strong and it was pretty original. I think it's something I'd view again. That one scene with the "sphere" was great, very Kill Bill in the manner of wildly overdramatic gore

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Valentine - Kind of what you'd expect, bad post-Scream slasher.  It's very much a product of it's time, but it's fun and stupid.    I highly doubt I'd make watching it a holiday tradition, one watch was probably enough.

 

My Bloody Valentine - I'd never seen this and loved it.  It's got a cool killer, fun gore and the teenagers are constantly drinking beer.

 

Trauma - This is a rough one, would fit nicely on a shelf with A Serbian Film.  You'll know exactly what you're in for in the first few minutes.  It's supposed to be based on (or maybe just inspired by) some actual atrocities committed in Chile.  I'm not entirely sure if it was a good movie, but I think it achieves what it's going for.

 

Final Destination 4 - Didn't enjoy this one much.  Easily the weakest in the series.

 

Final Destination 5 - Oddly enough, this one was great.  It looked slick and seemed like they threw some money at the CGI.  Mild complaint is that it was in 3D and those effects always seem a little strange in 2D.  The ending is great too.

 

Ranking the FDs  : 2, 5, 3, 1 4.  Surprisingly fun franchise that I'd mostly written off as they were coming out.

 

Happy Death Day 2U - There's some cleverness to this one and it doesn't feel too much like a forced sequel.  It seemed to steer away from being a slasher and more into a sci-fi / college comedy movie.  I liked it for the most part, but there's also some diminishing returns here and it does feel a dash more of the same.

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Haven't checked this thread in forever.

You guys see Greta?  I hadn't seen/heard much about it. It's not really being marketed as a horror movie but it definitely is. 

My friend works at a local theater and asked if I wanted to check it out with him on the house after his shift, so I saw it blind today. I fuckin loved it! 

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25 minutes ago, kylet said:

Haven't checked this thread in forever.

You guys see Greta?  I hadn't seen/heard much about it. It's not really being marketed as a horror movie but it definitely is. 

My friend works at a local theater and asked if I wanted to check it out with him on the house after his shift, so I saw it blind today. I fuckin loved it! 

 

I was definitely interested in seeing it before, but I really am now.

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19 hours ago, kylet said:

Haven't checked this thread in forever.

You guys see Greta?  I hadn't seen/heard much about it. It's not really being marketed as a horror movie but it definitely is. 

My friend works at a local theater and asked if I wanted to check it out with him on the house after his shift, so I saw it blind today. I fuckin loved it! 

It wasn't on my radar at all until I saw a trailer for it before Happy Death Day 2 U and it caught my attention, glad to hear it's good!

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This last weekend the wife and I watched:

 

Piercing

Pulse (2001 original)

 

Piercing was pretty good.  I love Christopher Abbott and it’s from the director of The Eyes of my Mother.  Only complaint is that it seemed to end just as things were REALLY picking up.  It was a book first, which I read a couple years ago, and I remember it ending somewhat abruptly as well, but not quite as abruptly as the movie.  The book was written by the same guy who wrote Audition (the book before it became the movie) as well.  It’s worth checking out at least.

 

Pulse was creepy as hell.  I never saw the American remake, which I heard was awful.  But this was great.  Real original idea for the time and everything was executed real well.

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