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Halloween   11/07/18
by SmudgeEFC1985
That's not to say the first half is irredeemable, there are some good little bits, in particular a lot of specific shots, outfits moments etc that almost directly mirror the original.

To All the Boys I've Loved Before   11/03/18
by SmudgeEFC1985
Further cold sweats even now aged 32 at the thought of any of the boys I loved between the ages of 14 and 25 ever reading any of the cringey **** I ever wrote about them.

Up   11/02/18
by SmudgeEFC1985
No messing, that opening 10 minutes is some of the most beautiful heartbreaking stuff ever made, as we see Carl and Ellie's marriage and life together put together in one stunning montage, so good that if you arent in tears already by this point, this humanity thing isnt for you.

The Fox and the Hound   11/01/18
by SmudgeEFC1985
There is no more emotionally destructive scene in Disney than the Widow leaving Todd in the woods.

Halloween   10/31/18
by SmudgeEFC1985
So just remember that if you're ever in a horror film, keep your urges in check!

The Amityville Horror   10/29/18
by SmudgeEFC1985
Interesting watching this now while I've been watching Hill House on Netflix...I don't think this does quite as good a job on the evil house genre, but I don't think it's a total bust either.

Teen Wolf   10/25/18
by SmudgeEFC1985
Take every jokey negative trope of the genre and the decade, the horrendous slow motion montages, the terrible masculinity that being good at sports makes you suddenly infallible as a human being, the bad BAD soundtrack, massively slutty dreamgirl who of course is dating that older douchebag who des...

Practical Magic   10/25/18
by SmudgeEFC1985
The two sisters as children summing up their completely different attitudes to the family curse with 'I hope I never fall in love,' to 'I cant wait to fall in love!'

The Net   10/25/18
by SmudgeEFC1985
There are plenty of other bits though that felt a little silly and needlessly padded out with random techno-speak to fill holes.

Scream   10/21/18
by SmudgeEFC1985
I enjoyed it then, but I think watching it back now as a proper horror fan, I got so much more out of it and spotted all the more subtle horror references.


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