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Caveat (2020) ☆☆☆(3/4): Babysitting in the middle of nowhere

“Caveat” is a little spooky Irish horror film mainly driven by mood and ideas instead of plot and characters. While it is rather thin in terms of narrative and characterization, the movie is competent and skillful enough to fill its … Continue reading

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Saint Frances (2019) ☆☆☆(3/4): Her complicated summer days of babysitting

The heroine of “Saint Frances” often feels uncertain and confused as trying to deal with several complicated matters of her ongoing life, and I like the movie for observing her and her life matters with forthright honesty and a bit … Continue reading

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Halloween (1978) ☆☆☆1/2(3.5/4) : “It *was* the boogeyman.”

“More than once during the movie I looked around just to make sure that no one weird was sitting behind me.”  – from Gene Siskel’s 1978 review on “Halloween” When I watched John Carpenter’s “Halloween” for the first time in … Continue reading

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