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Old 06-28-2018, 08:17 PM   #451
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I'm hoping to see Hereditary on Sunday. I did a little background reading on the film and the director last night and found out that an earlier, low-budget short film he made called The Strange Thing About The Johnsons had made quite an impact on the internet a few years back.

Having watched it, I can see why. It's all sorts of fucked up. And blackly, squirmingly funny in a way that reminds me a little of Yorgos Lanthimos films.



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this looks great!
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Now this looks fucking epic.

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what. the. fuck.
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panos cosmatos first film beyond the black rainbow is definitely worth watching if youve not yet seen it
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Saw Hereditary and was pretty impressed. Some really creative scenes and clever direction, along with plenty of nods to other genre classics. The only negative for me was..

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Thinking of starting Channel Zero. Is it worth my time?
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finally got around to watching the babadook tonight - i liked the concept but was completely underwhelmed
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a few horror/thrillers that ive seen recently that were good or pretty great:

the endless
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I watched The Ritual again last night. I must say that creature design is one of the most original I have seen in a long time. Really cool.
I totally agree. There are so many new horror movies and we try to watch them all, but I was blown away by how unusual the monster was. I was impressed.
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finally got around to watching the babadook tonight - i liked the concept but was completely underwhelmed
The only criticism I have about The Babadook is you actually see The Babadook. They should have left it an open-ended question. Much like the end of 10 Cloverfield Lane.
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Thinking of starting Channel Zero. Is it worth my time?
Yes! Season 2 & 3 are perfect. Season 1 is okay. Season 4 kicks off next month.
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I watch Mandy this weekend. Talk about a bonkers!!! Everyone should see it.
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I watch Mandy this weekend. Talk about a bonkers!!! Everyone should see it. Nic Cage at his best.
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looking forward to this one
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I watch Mandy this weekend. Talk about a bonkers!!! Everyone should see it. Nic Cage at his best.
its streaming on amazon so i think im gonna watch it this week - psyched!
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looking forward to this one
Oooh, I'll definitely check that out, my dude-friend and I love Legion and I'd love to see that actor in something else.
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Oooh, I'll definitely check that out, my dude-friend and I love Legion and I'd love to see that actor in something else.
have you seen the guest? pretty good creepy film
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Apostle looks great.
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have you seen the guest? pretty good creepy film
Dan Stevens did an excellent job in The Guest. That was my introduction to him.
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Watched Winchester today. If you love jump-scares, this is for you. There are a lot. That's what it relies on mostly. It's not the most amazing, but it is based on the premise that the wife of the of the winchester rifle money said she was plagued by the spirits of people killed with the gun. Which is supposedly true and why she built the crazy house here in the bay area. It's embellished, but really not the worst. Ya know. It's meh. I screamed a bunch, so there's that.

Have any of you seen The Loved Ones?
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Watched Winchester today. If you love jump-scares, this is for you. There are a lot. That's what it relies on mostly. It's not the most amazing, but it is based on the premise that the wife of the of the winchester rifle money said she was plagued by the spirits of people killed with the gun. Which is supposedly true and why she built the crazy house here in the bay area. It's embellished, but really not the worst. Ya know. It's meh. I screamed a bunch, so there's that.

Have any of you seen The Loved Ones?
I have not seen The Loved Ones but plan on it. Any good?
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Have any of you seen The Loved Ones?
I have. It's a lot of very gory, tongue-in-cheek fun. Well worth a watch.
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So did anyone else watch Mandy?
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I really enjoyed Apostle. Well acted, gory, a little bIt mad....

Micheal Sheen steals the movie.
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