Not Rusty
Posted 2 days ago

Survival, conflict, and a little bit of meth keep this survival thriller moving.

There’s a Good Flow in ‘Rust Creek’
Broken 'Glass'
Posted 3 days ago

If Sarah Paulson's Dr. Staple is looking for a character with delusions of grandeur in this film, she might not have to look further than the director himself.

M. Night Shyamalan’s Broken ‘Glass’
A Like Not a Follow
Posted 6 days ago

This documentary shows how obsessive life online can be and how it's effecting America's young lives.

‘Social Animals’ Doc Gets a Like But Not a Follow
Downside 'The Upside’
Posted 1 week ago

Romance ruins bromance in badly written 'The Upside.'

Downside of ‘The Upside’ is lackluster script
Mystery In the Ashes
Posted 1 week ago

'Burning' is the ultimate meme of "You vs. the guy she tells you not to worry about," shrouded in a tense mystery.

‘Burning’ is truly on fire
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Suspiria 2: The Klumps

by Warren Cantrell October 31, 2018 Print Reviews

Suspiria 2018 retains all of the flaws of the original with none of the charm.

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Would ‘The Shining’ Have Been Better Without Jack Nicholson? Revisiting Stanley Kubrick’s Adaptation with Fresh Eyes

by Jeremy Johnson October 29, 2018 Columns
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Kubrick set out to make an angry film — especially toward women — without redemption or remorse.

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‘Free Solo’ will take you on a climb of your life

by Joe Jarosz October 26, 2018 Print Reviews
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Follow Alex Honnold as he becomes the first person to ever free solo climb Yosemite’s 3,000ft high El Capitan Wall. With no ropes or safety gear, he completed arguably the greatest feat in rock climbing history.

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Holiday Cheer & Fear in ‘Await Further Instructions’

by Christian Ramos October 26, 2018 Print Reviews

In ‘Await Further Instructions’ a family is terrorized by an outside force preventing them from escaping their holiday festivities but driving them to confront their inner demons.

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Noir thriller ‘Galveston’ will leave you shaken

by Joe Jarosz October 19, 2018 Print Reviews
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After escaping a set-up, a dying hitman and a teenage prostitute hideout in Galveston, where they plan their next step.

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‘An Evening with Beverly Luff Linn’ a night to forget

by Joe Jarosz October 19, 2018 Print Reviews
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A woman’s unsatisfying marriage takes a turn for the worse when a mysterious man from her past comes to town to perform an event called “An Evening With Beverly Luff Linn; For One Magical Night Only.”

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‘Halloween’ Too, 40 Years Later

by Eric Melin October 18, 2018 Print Reviews
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The new Halloween was never going to live up to the legacy of its predecessor. But it does evoke the original and take into consideration how audiences have changed since then, which is a minor miracle, I suppose, and it is light years better than the nine films in between.

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‘The Oath’ Makes a Few Too Many Promises

by Warren Cantrell October 18, 2018 Print Reviews

A prescient social comedy, The Oath takes a look at the effects hardcore political divisions have on relationships and family.

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The Booming Brilliance of ‘Thunder Road’

by Warren Cantrell October 16, 2018 Print Reviews

A tragi-comic exploration of masculinity, fatherhood, and loss, ‘Thunder Road’ is nothing short of remarkable.

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‘First Man’ Makes the Extraordinary Personal

by Eric Melin October 11, 2018 Print Reviews
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‘First Man’ earns its 130-minute running time by taking as much patient care of its characters’ emotional journeys as it does with the drama inherit to the space race.

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The Unfortunate Process of Getting to Know ‘All About Nina’

by Warren Cantrell October 11, 2018 Print Reviews

‘All About Nina’ is a coming-of-age movie about comedy that knows nothing about what it means to be funny or even to grow up.

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A Star is Born: This? Really?

by Simon Williams October 9, 2018 Print Reviews
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This is the banner of modern dramatic filmmaking? This is what everyone is waiting on the edge of their seats for me to write about? THIS is the biggest critical darling of the year?

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‘Venom’ lacks substance and a reason to exist

by Tim English October 5, 2018 Print Reviews
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Not even the great Tom Hardy can save Venom from being a pedestrian comic book flick that strives for mediocrity and still manages to miss the mark.

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The Weightless Humor of ‘Heavy Trip’ Rocks

by Warren Cantrell October 5, 2018 Print Reviews

An absurdist love-letter to the Scandinavian metal scene, Heavy Trip is just charming and earnest enough to elevate the whole effort past its flaws.

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‘Blaze’ Burns Brightly

by Warren Cantrell September 28, 2018 Print Reviews

 [Rating: Solid Rock Fist Up] Blaze is a film that fits neatly within the classic tortured artist archetype: the pure of heart protagonist briefly ascends via their art before getting crushed by a world that isn’t ready for their groundbreaking form of expression. Through a tragic stew of substance abuse and/or mental illness, they burn […]

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