Tag Archives: Hereditary

Reely understanding the ‘Suspiria’ remake

The 2018 Suspiria remake is a daunting masterpiece of queer and anti-fascist cinema that demands to be understood on its own terms. I’ve ‘splained this movie enough times during quarantine, or tried to, that I think it’s time to put … Continue reading

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‘Knives Out’ is a fucking blast

9/10 I had the chance to see Knives Out for free and couldn’t wait for the chance to pay to see it again. It is so much fun. It’s a kind of fun I’d almost given up on having in … Continue reading

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‘The Lighthouse’ is definitely a movie

9/10 A few weeks after Joker brought the “we live in a society” meme to incredibly vivid life, Robert Eggers and A24 one-upped it by bringing the mad munchkin viral video to theaters in The Lighthouse, which sees Robert Pattinson … Continue reading

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‘Midsommar’ a top-level work, disturbing in several ways

9/10 Midsommar is such a strong example of film craft, is so viscerally affecting and executes its ideas with such commitment that it can only be seen as a masterpiece, but that isn’t to say it’s perfect. Near the summer … Continue reading

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‘Us’ a triumph of genre, auteur filmmaking

9/10 Leaving the theater for the first time, the only thing I’m 100 percent sure about Us is that I need to see it again. At their vacation home in Santa Cruz, California, the Wilson family, mother Adelaide, father Gabe … Continue reading

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