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#182 Straw Dogs (1971)

#182 Straw Dogs 1971 // USA // Sam Peckinpah Criterion Collection (LINK) How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Acknowledge the Violence Once in a while, a film would emerge and shock me in complete awe with its depiction of ultra-violence and its lack of moral restraint. Sam Peckinpah’s controversial rape-and-home-invasion “horror” film Straw Dogs definitely belongs… Continue reading #182 Straw Dogs (1971)

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#885 The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927)

#885 The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog 1927 // UK // Alfred Hitchcock Criterion Collection (LINK) The Lodger has been a fun and enthralling film to watch but not so much an exploratory film to be reviewed of since almost every scene has been thoroughly analysed by the critics in view of the recurring Hitchcockian elements… Continue reading #885 The Lodger: A Story of the London Fog (1927)