psychological thrillers

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Starfish - (2018 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt5700182/

A girl goes insane or maybe it's aliens; who knows.

It had a lot of hope, but the writer changed anti-psychotic prescriptions mid-way and the movie went stupid.



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Joker - (2019 movie) image

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https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7286456/
https://www.joker.movie/

A boy is abused, gets hit on the head, is institutionalized and has a daydream.

Raises the bar for acting with this character. A good movie, but definitely not traditional. Riveting without a particularly obvious thread. It could have been a whole lot better, but it would have needed to delve into the true and far darker roots of the main character; his mother, and you can't do that because she's a woman.

After watching this movie I just realized I didn't see the earlier one. Whoops.



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