Far Out
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Richard Stanley's adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft's 'Color Out of Space' teeters on the edge of greatness many times, but never fully commits to its cosmic horror.

Lovecraft Adaptation ‘Color Out of Space’ Never Commits
Waved Out
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'The Wave' is a visually impressive trip, but ultimately a very hollow experience.

Think Twice Before Riding ‘The Wave’
Three Strikes
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The acting is engaging, but the ensemble drama 'Three Christs' is let down by a dull script.

Talented Ensemble not Enough to Save ‘Three Christs’
Slice of Life
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Laden with British character actors and featuring a whip-smart story, 'A Serial Killer’s Guide To Life' (out January 13 on iTunes and Digital HD), takes the road movie formula and…

Black comedy ‘A Serial Killer’s Guide To Life’ offers more than gore
Viper Strike
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'Inherit the Viper' is a slick, well-crafted journey into the heart of an opioid-ravaged America that is disappearing in pockets day by day.

‘Inherit the Viper’ Doesn’t Bite
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Richard Stanley’s adaptation of H.P. Lovecraft’s ‘Color Out of Space’ teeters on the edge of greatness many times, but never fully commits to its cosmic horror.

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‘The Wave’ is a visually impressive trip, but ultimately a very hollow experience.

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The acting is engaging, but the ensemble drama ‘Three Christs’ is let down by a dull script.

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The macho, Rambo-esque energy throughout ‘Disturbing the Peace,’ combined with its social politics, make it a thoroughly ugly and distasteful experience.

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Laden with British character actors and featuring a whip-smart story, ‘A Serial Killer’s Guide To Life’ (out January 13 on iTunes and Digital HD), takes the road movie formula and turns it into a dryly black comedy about finding one’s true self.

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‘Inherit the Viper’ Doesn’t Bite

by Warren Cantrell January 10, 2020 Print Reviews

‘Inherit the Viper’ is a slick, well-crafted journey into the heart of an opioid-ravaged America that is disappearing in pockets day by day.

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New DVD of 90s Oddity ‘The Spirit Gallery’ Worth Checking Out

by Nick Spacek January 5, 2020 Blu-ray/DVD Reviews

Director John Strysik’s 1995 feature ‘The Spirit Gallery’ is a hallucinatory shot-on-video oddity which manages to take a familiar plot and turn it into something special.

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‘1917’ Is the Movie to End All Movies

by Warren Cantrell January 2, 2020 Print Reviews

Tense, gripping, beautiful, and brutally relentless, director Sam Mendes has achieved something extraordinary with his newest feature, ‘1917.’

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Top 10 Movies of 2019

by Eric Melin December 29, 2019 Top 10s

As Scene-Stealers.com enters our 15th year of bringing you unique perspectives on current movies, we polled our critics for their own Top 10 list of 2019’s best movies, and these are the ones that made the cut.

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Relax: ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ Isn’t That Bad…From a Certain Point of View

by Warren Cantrell December 24, 2019 Print Reviews

Don’t for one second try to tell me that it is even in the same league of mediocrity as the prequel trilogy.

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‘Spies in Disguise’ is feathery fun

by Kate Walz December 24, 2019 Print Reviews

The kids will have fun at ‘Spies in Disguise.’

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Big Praise for ‘Little Women’

by Warren Cantrell December 20, 2019 Print Reviews

Greta Gerwig has absolutely knocked it out of the park with her take on Louisa May Alcott’s ‘Little Women,’ which is as affecting as it is relevant.

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‘Cats’ doesn’t even deserve a clever cat pun

by Kate Walz December 20, 2019 Print Reviews

It’s pretty awful, but ‘Cats’ is somebody’s kink, somewhere.

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The End of an Era and ‘The Rise of Skywalker’

by Simon Williams December 19, 2019 Print Reviews

Star Wars, at its best, explores these kinds of messy, difficult places in an arc mythic setting, better allowing us to delve into those emotional pits contained within us. Not this one.

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‘1917’ NAMED BEST FILM OF 2019 BY KANSAS CITY FILM CRITICS CIRCLE

by Eric Melin December 16, 2019 Blogs

“1917,” Sam Mendes’ look at a secret mission during World War I, was named the Best Film of the Year by the Kansas City Film Critics Circle. The film also took home honors for Mendes’ direction and for its cinematography.

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