'The Last Jedi' One of the Best?
Posted 4 days ago

Simon is only too happy to admit that The Last Jedi is everything he has ever wanted from a Star Wars film.

‘Star Wars: The Last Jedi’ A Not Unbiased Look
Disasterpiece
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The Disaster Artist is essential viewing for fans of The Room, and a fun time for those that aren’t. It is an improbable success story that looks at one man’s…

Make Room for ‘The Disaster Artist’
Hip to be Square
Posted 22 days ago

Östlund has reached down deep to try and tell a story that hits on a number of different themes connected to community responsibility, social awareness, and the importance of understanding.…

‘The Square’ is a Strange, Often Tedious Affair
Awards for Billboards
Posted 25 days ago

Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri is a story about a community working through impossible issues not by overcoming anger, but by embracing it and allowing for it to influence the…

Three Cheers for ‘Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri’
Dickens in Love
Posted 25 days ago

A delightful yarn about one of the most famous writers in western history, The Man Who Invented Christmas charms without overstaying its welcome, just like any respectable holiday guest.

God Bless Us, Everyone for ‘The Man Who Invented Christmas’
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The Scene-Stealers Podcast returns!

by Trevan McGee September 14, 2017 Podcasts
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The Scene-Stealers Podcast returns with 100% more women and a bonus dude!

Trevan McGee, Trey Hock, Abby Olcese, and Johnny Szlauderbach review IT and talk Reagan-era nostalgia.

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New Pennywise will scare the ‘IT’ out of you

by Tim English September 8, 2017 Print Reviews
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If Pennywise still gives you nightmares after all these years, the IT remake is going to ruin you.

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DON’T WASTE A SECOND ON ‘SECOND NATURE’

by Warren Cantrell September 7, 2017 Print Reviews
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‘Second Nature’ is a woefully under-baked concept set in an absurd world that is entirely disconnected from reality.

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‘Goon: Last of the Enforcers’ not the knockout you hoped for

by Joe Jarosz September 1, 2017 Print Reviews
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The worst thing for a sequel is to do is the exact same thing as its predecessor.

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‘I DO…UNTIL I DON’T’ IS DYNAMITE

by Warren Cantrell August 31, 2017 Print Reviews
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Anchored by the performance of Lake Bell, who also wrote and directed the picture, I Do…Until I Don’t (opening today) recycles the mockumentary formula yet never comes off as redundant or familiar: an admirable feat, to say the least.

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The Scene-Stealers Podcast Returns!!!

by Trevan McGee August 26, 2017 Blogs
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The Scene-Stealers Podcast returns with 100% more women and a bonus dude! Trevan McGee, Trey Hock, Abby Olcese, and Johnny Szlauderbach review Logan Lucky. Trevan hasn’t seen it yet, so he takes his best guess at what the movie’s about based solely on the trailer. If you don’t already, please Like us on Facebook. It’s the quickest way to get news, [...]

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‘Ingrid Goes West’ and it gets uncomfortable

by Tim English August 25, 2017 Print Reviews

[Rating: Minor Rock Fist Up] Social media has made it incredibly and horrifyingly easy to learn just about everything we could ever possibly want to know about each other. Ingrid Goes West goes right for the throat of our culture’s obsession with turning ourselves into social media stars, but while it ultimately gets lost in [...]

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Bitter 1951 black comedy ‘La Poison’ roars to life on Criterion Blu-ray

by Eric Melin August 25, 2017 Print Reviews
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La Poison is the reason I love Criterion. It’s a fresh POV from a filmmaker I knew next to nothing about, and it’s an angry, completely subversive movie about a married couple who’s so fed up with each other that they conspire to kill one another, unbeknownst to their spouse.

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A Preview of Screenland’s Arts and Crafts Film + Beer Festival

by Christian Ramos August 23, 2017 Print Reviews
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The following films are going to be showing at the 5th Annual Arts and Crafts Film + Beer Festival at Screenland Armour. The festival runs August 25th-31st. Tickets can be purchased at their website by clicking here! [Rating: Rock Fist Way Down]  I don’t normally think this, but Temple directed by Michael Barrett is a [...]

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‘Wind River’ a tight suspense thriller

by Tim English August 22, 2017 Print Reviews
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[Rating: Solid Rock Fist Up] I love going into a movie, knowing next to nothing about it and being completely sucked into the story and dragged through the mystery as if I was a character along for the ride. Wind River is exactly the type of a slow burn, mystery thriller I need every year [...]

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‘Logan Lucky’ is just ‘Oceans Eleven’ for dummies

by Tim English August 22, 2017 Print Reviews
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You ever wonder what Oceans 11 would have been like if it had been led by dumb ass hicks? The answer is surprisingly and disappointingly tedious.

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It’s Good Grief in ‘Paint it Black’

by Christian Ramos August 18, 2017 Print Reviews

‘Paint it Black’ is the directorial debut of actress Amber Tamblyn, and deals with the loss of loved ones in this grief-stricken drama.

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There’s Something Sinister Happening in ‘The Vault’

by Christian Ramos August 17, 2017 Print Reviews

This is no dog day afternoon when a bank robbery turns deadly in ‘The Vault’.

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Childhood Dreams Come True in ‘Dave Made a Maze’

by Christian Ramos August 17, 2017 Print Reviews

‘Dave Made a Maze’ explores what happens when a little imagination turns into the adventure of a lifetime.

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Netflix’s ‘Icarus’ a Thrilling Documentary with Scary Relevance

by Eric Melin August 13, 2017 Print Reviews

‘Icarus’ is a thrilling, frighteningly relevant documentary that may go a long way toward explaining the danger of any state propaganda machine.

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