Tagged: mystery

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The Cast of Cthulhu: Black Mountain Side

Happy new year, y’all! Before discussing the surprisingly good Black Mountain Side, we catch up on some news and housekeeping, including Jim bidding adieu to I Do Movies Badly (boo…), a new home for The Cast of Cthulhu on Battleship Pretension (hooray!), and discussion about indie directors Benson &...

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Run: Don’t Walk, by David Bax

Usually, when movies start out by showing us the peaceful, happy lives of their characters, it’s a major clue that something is either about to go wrong or is already very wrong just beneath the surface. Aneesh Chaganty’s Run is...

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I Do Movies Badly: My Bloody Valentine

There does seem at first to be something clever and subversive about setting a slasher film on Valentine’s Day…until you remember that Valentine’s Day is a Hallmark holiday and My Bloody Valentine bungles the execution of what could have been an interesting...

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I Do Movies Badly: Black Christmas

Black Christmas has earned its reputation as a seminal horror film, with Bob Clark’s directorial choices and effective subversion of the Christmas holiday season establishing its influence for decades to come (especially in 2020, when this reviewer will be heavily inspired...