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Review: Perfect

Perfect lets you know what you're in for from its opening shot: A pulsing abstract image with a heavy seizure warning shifts in shape and gains clarity and texture as a ponderous voice recites Bachelor's Degree philosophy about life and lov...

 
 
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New Midsommar trailer showcases a folksy freakout

Following a bombshell of a poster, we now have our closest look at Ari Aster's upcoming Midsommar with its latest trailer. This gives us a peak at the relationship drama that builds up to a hellish festival in scenic Sweden. Honestly, I ha...

 
 
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America will Purge for a fifth time summer 2020

The Purge has been a strange franchise as it just keeps on trucking, and yet I don't know anyone who's all that into it. The political-themed horror series landed its fourth entry last year with a prequel and even debuted a TV series. It's ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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David S. Goyer to open the box on Hellraiser reboot

Gear up, BDSM freaks, because it looks like we might finally be getting the Hellraiser reboot we need. Spyglass Media is putting a re-imagining of the horror classic on the fast track with The Dark Knight writer David S. Goyer producing and...

 
 
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Tribeca Review: Crown Vic

I feel like cops in media get a bad rap. Not because I think all cops are shown as being evil or corrupt, but because most cop shows or movies don’t really showcase what life is actually like as a cop. When people think of cops in mov...

 
 
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Crawl trailer gives us alligator Jaws, and I can't wait

Jaws should have always been about an alligator. This is just a fact. Alligators are gigantic meat-eating monsters that can also walk on land, which makes them about three billion times more dangerous than a dumb shark that you can just st...

 
 
 
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Review: Room for Rent

I've seen a frail old widow desperately fellate a toothbrush, and I'll never be the same again.

 
 
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Tribeca Review: Blow the Man Down

Imagine, if you will, a sleepy little fishing town in Maine. Imagine seeing the ocean, calm and serene, with a few ships bobbing in the water like toy boats. Then we pan over to the dock where a stocky fisherman starts leading the other doc...

 
 
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Review: I Trapped the Devil

I'm not a horror fan by any stretch of the imagination, at least not in the modern era. I feel that the genre has lost any sense of enjoyment by replacing steady tension building with jump scares and cliched villains. I yearn for the more p...

 
 
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Tribeca Review: Flawless

There's a lot that could go wrong when making a movie like Flawless. It's a high school coming of age story centered around a trans-woman named Eden, who frequently moves due to the harassment she receives by bullies at whatever high school...

 
 
 
 
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Nicolas Cage gets gangland vengeance in A Score to Settle

The Cage will continue to unleash his rage this August, as RLJE has announced they'll be releasing his mobster revenge flick A Score to Settle this summer. This is the same pairing that brought us Mandy, so it has to be good, right?

 
 
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Tigers Are Not Afraid is coming to Shudder, please watch it

Tigers Are Not Afraid is the best thing I saw at Fantasia last year, and I haven't stopped thinking about it since. Its decayed Gothic beauty, the use of a cartel as its supernatural force, its monkey's paw twist on the power of wishes, and...

 
 
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Contest: Win a Blu-ray copy of Glass

Get into today's contest to win a free Blu-ray copy of Glass! M. Knight Shyamalan's films have always been pretty divisive. That one about nature attacking Mark Wahlberg is pretty blech, but like most people I like The Sixth Sense. Mos...

 
 
 
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Review: The Haunting of Sharon Tate

It seems that with his recent death, Charles Manson has come back into vogue among purveyors of the horrific aspects of the human psyche. I for one never got the fascination as he was nothing more than a psychopathic racist who used drugs a...

 
 
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Trailer for El Chicano brings vengeance in a mask

The revenge thriller has been in a rut for a good long time. It's either an old guy going after the people who hurt his family or a person harmed by a drug cartel who seeks revenge or both of those things together. El Chicano doesn't ...

 
 
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SXSW Review: Red 11

In 1992, an aspiring filmmaker spent a month as a lab rat in exchange for a $7,000 paycheck. He flipped that check into El Mariachi and from there Robert Rodriguez’s career took off. Now, 25 years since the film’s rele...

 
 
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Review: Between Worlds

Sometimes a truly weird Nicolas Cage film can slide between the cracks, slip beneath the floorboards, never to be discovered. This is a pitiful shame that needs to be avoided at all costs. Between Worlds recently released on DVD and has bee...

 
 
 
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Review: The House

Watching The House reminded me of college, of the days when filmmakers were producing slick but low budget horror shorts for YouTube in the hopes that these efforts would open the door to recognition and funding to make feature films. Every...

 
 
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Review: Greta

Greta is in the tradition of those wonderfully bad thrillers that made B-movies in the 80s so fun to watch. A simple film with a creepy-ass antagonist and a young, beautiful protagonist. There's something welcoming to a premise so basi...

 
 
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Review: The Cannibal Club

The Cannibal Club has a strong opening that blends convention and originality with something of a sinister smirk. Otavio (Tavinho Teixeira) and Gilda (Ana Luiza Rios) are a wealthy married couple in Brazil. Otavio owns a security firm and l...

 
 
 
 
 
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Tommy Wiseau teases Big Shark as his next directing effort

Tommy Wiseau, director and star of the cult classic The Room is back in the driver's seat after what I would declare was much too long an absence. If only he made a few more movies before being "discovered" by bad movie hounds for his biza...

 
 




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Aniara"How grim it is, one's detonation."

 

All is True"To die, to sleep - no more"

 

A Dog's Journey"Old Yeller eat your heart out"

 

Perfect"More plastic than meat"

 

Saint Bernard"This guy's got some problems with wood"

 

Pokemon Detective Pikachu"The ending was not very effective"

 

The Hustle"A remake for those who have not seen the original"

 

Redcon-1"Doomsday but longer and worse"

 

Tribeca Georgetown"That's nearly a bingo"

 

Tribeca Crown Vic"I am... the LAW"

 

Tribeca After Parkland"A not so fitting memorial"

 

Shadow"Wuxia romance by way of Shakespeare and Machiavelli"

 

Uglydolls"You ain't got no alibi"

 

Long Shot"You'll probably tape over your laptop camera from here on out"

 

Tribeca Bliss"Paint it red, red, and more red"

 

Sundance 2019 : Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile"Zac Efron goes from heartthrob to heartless monster"

 

Knock Down The House"Everyone loves an underdog"

 

Room for Rent"Why old women shouldn't read romance novels"

 
 
 
 
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