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Regarding John Flynn, I think he had an interesting late-period career. He directs James Woods' in Best Seller, which along with Cop, might be my favorite back-to-back performances as a psycho ever. He also does these weird, terse direct-to-video thrillers in the 90s. Scam and In the Abscence of the Good are particularly effecting.

It's disappointing that Deep Red had such a poor audience. It's been something I've seen a lot lately. Audiences expecting schlock, and unwilling to engage with the film on its own terms. I've had similar experiences with Mario Bava's films and Godzilla.

Glad to hear your The Witch review. A24 seems to specialize in taking B-Movie ideas and giving them serious treatment. That's cool, but in the 3 cases I've seen (Under the Skin, Ex Machina, and this) the results have been disappointing. Specifically, with the Witch, there was an inconsistency between treating some elements of the belief in witchcraft as psychological or societal prejudices and actual witch-y goings-on. It had it both ways, which I suppose is OK, but removes a lot of the power. The main thing this movie NAILED though is the many ways people are isolated and the consequences of that.

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