Category Archives: Film

Review in Brief: Arctic (2018/19)

What kind of a madman would star in both movies called POLAR and ARCTIC in the same year? A Mads-man, that’s who (excuse the pun, or don’t, I don’t care). Despite the etymologically similar titles they couldn’t be more different … Continue reading

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Nightmare on Elm Street Films Ranked

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5 More of the Best Character Introductions in Movie History

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The Farewell (2019) Review

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Review in Brief: Knock Down The House

Why is American politics so fascinating? Because it’s a real event. KOCK DOWN THE HOUSE is also one hell of an underdog story. The ideal candidate, and the only one with any real chance of success against an entrenched New … Continue reading

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Review: It Chapter Two (2019)

Two years have just flown by haven’t they? The first IT floated high above all expectations and had pretty much everyone clamoring for more. CHAPTER TWO is good…but only just. Stephen King’s novel isn’t an easy one to adapt and … Continue reading

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Border (2018) Review

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Review: Crawl (2019)

This was pretty gnarly, as the kids used to say (probably). We’ve seen so many varied creature features from the paranoid 1950s to the invention of the blockbuster in the 1970s and the low-fi efforts of the 2000s. CRAWL is … Continue reading

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Review in Brief: The Standoff at Sparrow Creek (2018/19)

You don’t tend to see chamber pieces about big men with guns, but that’s exactly what THE STANDOFF AT SPARROW CREEK is, which is pretty novel. Someone in this militia has opened fire at a cop’s funeral and everyone is … Continue reading

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Review: Once Upon a Time… In Hollywood (2019)

The release of a new Quentin Tarantino film is an event. Even if it’s not his 9th. It’s really not his 9th – by my count it’s either 10th or 11th. You generally know what to expect from QT, so … Continue reading

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