What movie did you watch last night? (4 Viewers)

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Hereditary. I really, really liked it. Emphasis on character building, creepiness and atmosphere over jump scares. Reminded me of It Follows or an atmospheric 60s/70s horror film like Don’t Look Now., Rosemary's Baby, Carrie etc.. It was simultaneously more straightforward and more bonkers than I thought it would be and it kept me guessing the whole way through. Only criticism is that it sags a little in the middle and is maybe 15 minutes too long, otherwise an expertly crafted and genuinely unnerving horror film. 4/5
 

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re-watched bladerunner 2049. the man from del monte says yes. even better second time around
 

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Hereditary. I really, really liked it. Emphasis on character building, creepiness and atmosphere over jump scares. Reminded me of It Follows or an atmospheric 60s/70s horror film like Don’t Look Now., Rosemary's Baby, Carrie etc.. It was simultaneously more straightforward and more bonkers than I thought it would be and it kept me guessing the whole way through. Only criticism is that it sags a little in the middle and is maybe 15 minutes too long, otherwise an expertly crafted and genuinely unnerving horror film. 4/5
Agreed. I just saw it today; I was a mild thumbs up on the way out (I liked it just fine, didn't feel that I loved it, I still don't think it's completely bonkers at the end mind) but the more I think about it, the cleverer it feels.
 

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Hereditary. I really, really liked it. Emphasis on character building, creepiness and atmosphere over jump scares. Reminded me of It Follows or an atmospheric 60s/70s horror film like Don’t Look Now., Rosemary's Baby, Carrie etc.. It was simultaneously more straightforward and more bonkers than I thought it would be and it kept me guessing the whole way through. Only criticism is that it sags a little in the middle and is maybe 15 minutes too long, otherwise an expertly crafted and genuinely unnerving horror film. 4/5
Colin Stetson On The Terrifying Score For 'Hereditary' And Making Music That Sounds Evil
 

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Thumbs up for Hereditary from me too. Not as terrifying as the hype would lead you to believe but spooky, tense and fairly compelling all the way through. The end was great.
 

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The Killing Fields ..Awesomely distressing
The Chaser ..Badly misfiring Korean thriller.Turned off halfway through
 

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Hereditary. I loved it. Thought it was genuinely scary, unlike Mark Kermode. Although I did share some of his reservations about how many genre tropes creep into it as the action progresses. Still great though. Terrific soundtrack too.
 

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Agreed. I just saw it today; I was a mild thumbs up on the way out (I liked it just fine, didn't feel that I loved it, I still don't think it's completely bonkers at the end mind) but the more I think about it, the cleverer it feels.
went to see it yesterday. yeah, thought it was good. kept my expectations in check with all the glowing ratings it has received. but didn't blow me away by any means. I did love the ending but I thought it sagged in the middle a good bit. anyone else think the son was an absolutely brutal actor? (Once again, three little shits in the cinema acting the bollicks definitely impacted on the viewing. Once they heard the clicking noise Charlie makes they had a fucking field day. Pricks. Not to mention the idiotic loud conversations they were having. But posting on a music forum is gonna show them).
 

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Eraserhead and The Elephant Man.

I'm reading the new David Lynch biography/memoir so trying to revisit some of the films I haven't seen in ages (or ever in the case of The Elephant Man, despite having the Blu Ray for 9 years) before reading those chapters. I've no copy of Dune but I don't really have an interest in watching that given how much Lynch hates it and how much I love the book so I don't want to see it ruined.
 

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Eraserhead and The Elephant Man.

I'm reading the new David Lynch biography/memoir so trying to revisit some of the films I haven't seen in ages (or ever in the case of The Elephant Man, despite having the Blu Ray for 9 years) before reading those chapters. I've no copy of Dune but I don't really have an interest in watching that given how much Lynch hates it and how much I love the book so I don't want to see it ruined.
Blue Velvet done. Hit the chapter for The Elephant Man last night, everything is going to plan. Though will have to see if I can pick up Wild at Heart somewhere over the next few days.
 

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