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Pluto (2012)

Adopting the upper echelons of Korean academia as her springboard, writer/director Su-won Shin applies the nature/nurture debate to human evil for a chilling, Nietzschean social satire. Meek student June (Da-wit Lee) transfers from a…

Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)

At the start of the movie, our protagonist, Martha, who's about 20, runs away from a strange cult where she's been living for the last two years (presumably having run away from a stifling domestic situation before that). She comes to live…

Martha Marcy May Marlene (2011)

Martha Marcy May Marlene is a film of dramatically heightened senses, perceiving touch, sight and hearing with the anxious curiosity of a newborn. Martha's (Elizabeth Olsen) years spent in a cult, fathered by the seemingly innocuous Patrick…

Repo! The Genetic Opera (2008)

What we have here is a rock horror opera all about a giant corporation, named GeneCo, that helps cure ill people but proves to be quite a nasty "saviour" when it comes time to pay the bill. Anyone who cannot keep up payments ends up having…