Meddle of Metal
Posted 2 weeks ago

'Sound of Metal' is an outstanding film that explores not just the struggle of addiction, but the addiction of struggle.

‘Sound of Metal’ Rings True
Santa Kills
Posted 3 weeks ago

Its only fitting to end with weird year with the possibly the weirdest Christmas movie of all time. Fatman answers the age old question of "What if Santa was actually…

If Hallmark & Bruce Willis Had A Baby, You’d Get ‘Fatman’
It's Wicked Dark
Posted 4 weeks ago

There’s more good than bad in 'The Dark and the Wicked,' and a lot of heart behind the effort.

‘The Dark and the Wicked’ Has a Surplus of the Former, and Deficit of the Latter
'Monster' Cult
Posted 1 month ago

Director Andre Gower's effusive documentary, 'Wolfman’s Got Nards,' about the 1987 cult horror flick 'The Monster Squad'—which he starred in as a kid—will please die-hards.

New Doc Showcases the Monster Cult of 1987’s ‘The Monster Squad’
Force of Nature
Posted 1 month ago

I Am Greta touches on the rise in popularity of Swedish Teenage activist Greta Thunberg. Showing the highs and the lows of Thunberg's activism on climate change, the film takes…

‘I Am Greta’ Is Direct Cinema Done Right
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‘The Nest’ Brings Horror Elements To Family Drama

by Jonah Desneux September 18, 2020 Print Reviews

Carrie Coon and Jude Law shine as a husband and wife in a toxic marriage in Sean Durkin’s newest feature.

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‘The Devil All The Time’ offers a haunting look at backwoods America

by Joe Jarosz September 16, 2020 Print Reviews

‘The Devil All The Time’ follows an unholy preacher, a twisted couple, and crooked sheriff as they converge around young Arvin Russell as he fights the evil forces that threaten him and his family.

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‘Rent-A-Pal’ Showcases The Horror Of Being Stuck At Home And Lonely

by Jonah Desneux September 11, 2020 Print Reviews

‘Rent-A-Pal’ is a strange thriller about the horror of loneliness. Perfect for this time, the themes, comedy, and performances make for an exhilarating viewing experience.

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Top 10 Pandemic Movies

by Warren Cantrell September 11, 2020 Top 10s

Today’s Top 10 list is a celebration of the films that got pandemics more or less correct from the micro or macro (or both) side of things.

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Home-invasion thriller ‘The Owners’ not worthy of Williams

by KB Burke September 4, 2020 Print Reviews

‘The Owners’ is a slow-burn home-invasion thriller that’s not very thrilling or worthy of Maisie Williams’ talent.

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Perverse cult Blu-ray re-issues ‘The Lady Kills’ and ‘Pervertissima’

by Nick Spacek September 1, 2020 Blu-ray/DVD Reviews

Mondo Macabro’s latest double-feature Blu-ray features two films from French director Jean Louis Van Belle – 1971’s The Lady Kills and 1972’s Pervertissima.

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‘Class Action Park’ is a wild ride

by Nick Spacek August 28, 2020 Print Reviews

‘Class Action Park’ is tonally all over the place, but ultimately an entertaining doc on an unusual subject.

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‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ as long and uneven as its title

by Kate Walz August 27, 2020 Print Reviews

‘The Personal History of David Copperfield’ has a talented, diverse cast, but is too frenetic to connect with.

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‘Get Duked!’ Needs to Get Back to Basics

by Warren Cantrell August 27, 2020 Print Reviews

A quick-cut assault on the senses brimming with flashbacks and text overlays, ‘Get Duked!’ feels like an 85-minute TikTok video.

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‘Cut Throat City’ tries to provide hope in a hopeless world

by Joe Jarosz August 22, 2020 Print Reviews

A heist goes wrong following the events of Hurricane Katrina.

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The Forgotten Story of ‘Desert One’

by Christian Ramos August 22, 2020 Print Reviews

‘Desert One’ recounts the failed mission to save hostages during the Iran Hostage Crisis of the 1980s.

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‘Unhinged’ Should Be Called ‘STRESSED’

by KB Burke August 21, 2020 Print Reviews

‘Unhinged’ is a 2020 American thriller that follows a young woman who is harassed by a seemingly unstable stranger (Russell Crowe) following a road-rage incident.

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‘Tesla’ Has Electric Originality

by Jonah Desneux August 21, 2020 Print Reviews

‘Tesla’ is a bizarre biopic telling the story of the famous electrical inventor. The film excels with its unique storytelling and a wonderful performance by Eve Hewson.

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‘The Pale Door’ Has Fun Mixing Witches With the Wild West

by Warren Cantrell August 20, 2020 Print Reviews

A genre-bending romp through the old west that mixes cowboys with cauldrons, ‘The Pale Door’ is bloody good fun.

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‘Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies’ director Danny Wolf reveals all

by Nick Spacek August 18, 2020 Blogs

‘Skin: A History of Nudity in the Movies’ is a fascinating and illuminating look at how social mores have changed, as well as how the industry itself treats the subject. Therefore, it was really great to speak with director Danny Wolf Wolf about his recent spate of work, and the art of presenting underrepresented topics onscreen.

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