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‘Ready or Not’ takes you favorite childhood game and turns it into a nightmare. Samara Weaving excels at playing an unlucky bride who tries to survive her wedding night gone to hell. The film is silly yet scary enough to impress both comedy and horror fans alike.

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[Rating: Swiss Fist] A good-natured attempt to humanize a very real monstrosity running rampant through the current hell-scape that is this cursed year of 2019, Hot Air doesn’t stumble so much as it breaks both legs and suffers a heart attack right out of the starting gate. Positioned as a biting satire of conservative opinion-making, […]

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[Rating: Solid Rock Fist Up] In this day and age of modern television media, there’s a fine balance between fact and “fake news” journalist and opinionator. This is no longer the days when the hard questions were asked and the interviewee had a moment to sit and think about it all. Today, we live in such a cutthroat world […]

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There’s a great need for the occasional bright-eyed, positive-message bit of trash cinema that is ‘The VelociPastor.’

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‘The VelociPastor’ is all cheap thrills without the fun: proof that life doesn’t always “find a way.”

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Committing To Brutality: Aisling Franciosi’s Thoughts On ‘The Nightingale’

by Jonah Desneux August 12, 2019 Blogs
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‘The Nightingale’ has hit theaters and sparked much discussion due to its graphic nature. I spoke with the film’s lead actress Aisling Franciosi to find out what it was like playing such an intense character and what she deems the importance of the film.

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More Heat Needed in ‘The Kitchen’

by KB Burke August 10, 2019 Print Reviews
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Three fine actresses are not enough to rule this mediocre drama.

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‘Nekrotronic’ is hard to say, but fun to watch

by Joe Jarosz August 9, 2019 Print Reviews
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A man discovers he’s part of a secret sect of magical beings who demons has to save the world.

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Oh, Be Joyful: ‘Ode to Joy’ Is Pretty Darn Good

by Warren Cantrell August 9, 2019 Print Reviews
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All told, Ode to Joy is a darn good time, making the most out of a wild premise without ever veering too far off into mockery or slapstick.

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Off-kilter horror flick ‘Luz’ kills it

by Nick Spacek August 5, 2019 Print Reviews
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Tilman Singer’s ‘Luz’ is a brilliant debut. It manages to be two things simultaneously. It’s most prominently the sort of film which makes you excited for the future with what it does on such a small budget and scale.

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‘Sword of Trust’ is Light, But Cuts Deep

by Warren Cantrell August 3, 2019 Print Reviews

‘Sword of Trust’ is a fun, funny, and touching trifle with well-painted characters and a surprising amount of insight into modern myth-making

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‘The Farewell’: A Hello to Life

by Christian Ramos August 1, 2019 Print Reviews
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[Rating: Rock Fist Way Up] I’ll get straight to the point, I loved The Farewell. It’s about once a year a film comes along and makes me audibly cry in theaters, impacting me somehow in a personal nature, and this seems to be this year’s winner. Directed by Lulu Wang, the story is inspired by “a true lie” (signaled […]

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You may have ‘A Score To Settle’ with Cage

by Joe Jarosz August 1, 2019 Print Reviews
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Nicolas Cage stars as an ex-mob enforcer recently released from prison, out for revenge on his former boss. But does he give that classic Nic Cage performance?

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‘Into the Ashes’ Smolders, Burns, But Doesn’t Fizzle

by Warren Cantrell July 19, 2019 Print Reviews
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A slow-burn postmodern western-noir thriller with just a tad more style than substance, Into the Ashes delivers when it needs to.

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‘The Lion King’ visually stunning and absolutely unnecessary

by Kate Walz July 18, 2019 Print Reviews
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If the kids drag you to ‘The Lion King’ this weekend, at least see it in IMAX.

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