Cursed Tomb
Posted 22 hours ago

A lazy collection of clichés with almost no personality and even less of a reason to exist, '7 Guardians of the Tomb' is a movie without a soul.

The ’7 Guardians of the Tomb’ Should Stay Buried
More Panther Needed
Posted 6 days ago

Black Panther is a massive, grandiose, deep film with tons to talk about and handles most of its ideas with quite a lot of grace. It is also about 45…

Why ‘Black Panther’ Is Just Short of Being a Truly Great Movie
Brainfood
Posted 7 days ago

'The Female Brain,' at Screenland at Tapcade now, makes the topic even more of a labyrinth than it already is.

‘The Female Brain’ is a Messy Subject
Pooptastic
Posted 8 days ago

Opening this Friday in limited theatrical release and simultaneously on VOD, Poop Talk is a funny exploration of what it means to be a functioning creature on planet Earth that…

‘Poop Talk’ Needs No Courtesy Flush
50 Years Later
Posted 9 days ago

When it comes to hugely influential independent movies, few can lay claim to having the influence of George Romero's 1968 labor of love Night of the Living Dead. A new…

‘Night of the Living Dead’ Still Shocks 50 Years Later on Criterion Blu-ray
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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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‘Turn it Around: The Story of East Bay Punk’ Documents an Important Scene

by Eric Melin August 12, 2017 Print Reviews
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Turn it Around: The Story of East Bay Punk’s real triumph is that it tells a cohesive story out of so many jagged parts, and does it with an energy that was reflective of that special moment in time.

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13th Century Story Gets 21st Century Treatment in ‘Pilgrimage’

by Warren Cantrell August 11, 2017 Print Reviews
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Pilgrimage does a fine job side-stepping expectations and injects some 21st century life into a 13th century story.

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Criterion restores lost classic ‘The Breaking Point’ on Blu-ray

by Eric Melin August 10, 2017 Blu-ray/DVD Reviews
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These features and this restoration of Michael Curtiz’s The Breaking Point make a great case for this overlooked film joining the discussion of classic-era Hollywood all-timers.

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