Halloween in December: “Audition”

We have arrived at day 9 of the Halloween in December marathon, and today we’re going to explore a 21 year old horror film from Japan titled Audition. This is one of Takashi Miike’s 90s works, something much more different in pacing and tone than his more recent efforts. It certainly feels like a genuine passion project, ant that investment clearly shows in the final product.

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Review of Mother/Mazâ (2020)

Since the beginning of the pandemic, Netflix has become a larger venue of releasing films outside of theaters. More recently, that has included I’m Thinking Of Ending Things, one of my favorites of the year thus far. This has also given window to a number of Netflix exclusive films to come out with a bit more attention to them, including this one, titled Mother and directed by Tatsushi Ohmori. Given how the year has shaped up, it’s been a prime window for films to get an online release and receive plenty of attention, so how does this hold up?

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