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by Chris Mello Film Genre Views

Lone Wolf | Jonathan Ogilvie

Love Wolf boasts a bold formal idea that’s wielded to unfortunately perfunctory ends. Jonathan Ogilvie’s Lone Wolf, a political thriller told almost entirely through mock surveillance footage, has an admittedly good hook. The police are surveilling Conrad, the radical owner of an anarchist books and…

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by Chris Mello Film Genre Views

Malignant | James Wan

Malignant isn’t a start-to-finish success, but its final 30 minutes solidify it as one of the wildest, weirdest horror films in some time. In interviews and in marketing materials, Malignant is pitched as James Wan’s take on the Giallo, but while the director borrows elements…

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