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  • A Quiet Place Part II

    A Quiet Place Part II

    "In other words, the film lacks soul. It does little to build on the first film, which was at least an accomplished exercise in suspense that attempted to present a new and original premise. It was a film that should have been standalone, and the very impulse to expand that universe only feels like a quick cash grab, a cynical alchemy that transforms all original art into content. Even though A Quiet Place was hardly revolutionary, it was at least…

  • IWOW: I Walk on Water

    IWOW: I Walk on Water

    "IWOW: I Walk on Water is, without question, Khalik Allah's most ambitious film yet. Spanning over three hours, it tackles questions of love, loss and God. Inspired in part by old Hollywood sandal-films like The Egyptian, the film sprawls across the world, inviting epic comparisons from its viewers. The film is structured around a series of miracles, the most important of which is the resurrection of Frenchie - a frequent figure in Allah's work who disappeared for four years and…

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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