Cheery Trash
Posted 1 week ago

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

The Unique Charm of Schlockfest ‘The VelociPastor’
Jurassic Shart
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'The VelociPastor' is all cheap thrills without the fun: proof that life doesn’t always “find a way.”

‘The VelociPastor’ Bites
Aisling Franciosi interview
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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…

Committing To Brutality: Aisling Franciosi’s Thoughts On ‘The Nightingale’
More Heat Needed
Posted 2 weeks ago

Three fine actresses are not enough to rule this mediocre drama.

More Heat Needed in ‘The Kitchen’
Unique Horror
Posted 3 weeks ago

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…

Off-kilter horror flick ‘Luz’ kills it
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‘Framing John DeLorean’ A Good Film With A Nearly Fatal Flaw

by Jonah Desneux July 14, 2019 Print Reviews
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‘Framing John DeLorean’ is a hybrid documentary that raises questions on John DeLorean’s life and cinema itself. The film isn’t perfect but the ambition of the project makes for a fascinating watch.

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Characters Without Complexity Hurt ‘The Fall of the American Empire’

by Jonah Desneux July 14, 2019 Print Reviews
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‘The Fall of the American Empire’ is an original film with an important message. The bland characterizations and plot motives however prevent it from being the great film it could be.

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‘Stuber’ Kind of Delivers, But Doesn’t Go the Extra Mile

by KB Burke July 12, 2019 Print Reviews
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Fun ride, but I can’t give you five stars. 

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‘Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am’: A Life Through Prose

by Christian Ramos July 11, 2019 Print Reviews
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Toni Morrison tells all in this stellar and deeply profound documentary.

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‘Summer Night’ Will Have You Wishing for an Early Autumn

by Warren Cantrell July 11, 2019 Print Reviews

A movie about listless, uninspired, confused man-children & the throngs of women tying themselves in knots over them, ‘Summer Night’ is a decided miss.

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Zhang Yimou’s ‘Shadow’ full of beautiful and bloody intrigue

by Kate Walz July 10, 2019 Print Reviews
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Zhang Yimou’s ‘Shadow is a beautiful and bloody martial arts film.

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‘Phil’ the movie and person could’ve been so much more

by Joe Jarosz July 9, 2019 Print Reviews
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A depressed dentist tries to learn why one of his happiest patients suddenly commits suicide.

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‘Midsommar’ Lights Up The Horror Genre

by Jonah Desneux July 7, 2019 Print Reviews
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Midsommar takes the saying “break-ups can be a nightmare”to a whole new level. Ari Aster’s much anticipated follow up to Hereditary delivers on all aspects. Funny, shocking, and beautiful, Midsommar is destined to become a surreal classic for horror fans.

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‘Spider-Man: Far From Home’ relies on solid cast for a fun ride

by Tim English July 2, 2019 Print Reviews
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[Rating: Solid Rock Fist Up] You’d think that after 17 years and 10 movies (if you count his appearance in the MCU films), Spider-Man would be feeling pretty played out on the big screen. And to some, maybe he is, but with Spider-Man: Far From Home, Marvel has been able to practically reinvent the character […]

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‘Ophelia’ drowns in Shakespeare references

by Kate Walz July 1, 2019 Print Reviews
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‘Ophelia,’ starring Daisy Ridley, Clive Owen, and Naomi Watts, is drowned by bad feminism and too many Shakespeare references.

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‘Yesterday’ Can’t Quite Come Together

by Eric Melin June 28, 2019 Print Reviews
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‘Yesterday’ is a clever and fun “what if” fantasy … until it’s not.

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‘The 16th Episode’: One Episode Too Many

by Christian Ramos June 28, 2019 Print Reviews
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[Rating: Minor Rock Fist Down]  Found-footage horror is usually pretty hit or miss. Sometimes you have great ones like [REC] or The Blair Witch Project and most times you’ll have really … just shitty ones. The 16th Episode, though actually a rather scary movie, isn’t really a successful found-footage horror flick. In fact, I can’t […]

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‘Annabelle Comes Home’ and does a few things okay

by Tim English June 20, 2019 Print Reviews
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[Rating: Minor Rock Fist Up] I’m not going to convince you Annabelle Comes Home is an amazing horror movie. Nor will this review try and prove that it’s better than most horror movies that are somewhere around five-deep into a spinoff run. But the latest tale of the haunted doll that was actually a Raggedy […]

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‘Toy Story 4’ an Emotional and Satisfying Epilogue

by Christian Ramos June 20, 2019 Print Reviews
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‘Toy Story 4’ is yet another heartwarming entry into the great animated series, examining friendship and what it means to be an important toy for a kid.

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Sienna Miller Gives A Career-Defining Performance In ‘American Woman’

by Jonah Desneux June 20, 2019 Print Reviews
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Sienna Miller takes the independent scene by storm as a young mother trying to put the pieces of her life back together after her teenage daughter disappears.

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