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“Oxenfree” Is A Nice Balance Of Drama, Fantasy, And Brotherly Love

Movies about brotherhood (or sisterhood for that matter) are tricky to pull off. The mood and emotional pull of the story depend so much on the actors involved having not just on-screen chemistry, but the ability to make it see...
 
6.3
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “Krull” (1983)

I have a shameful confession to make. Before today, I had never seen Krull. For someone who grew up obsessed with all things fantasy and sci-fi, it hurts to admit that I never watched one of the more widely celebrated films to ...
 
5.5
 
 
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“Dave Made A Maze” Is Refreshing and Fun

“Dave Made A Maze” is the directorial debut of Bill Watterson and the writing debut of Steven Sears, and what a debut it is. Original, fun, quirky, and smart, this is the type of movie fans of filmmaking and aspirin...
 
7.8

 
 
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Dave McKean’s “Luna” Is A Haunting, Surreal Portrayal Of Suffering

Dave McKean has one of the most talented artistic minds on the planet. Known largely for his work in Neil Gaiman’s “Sandman” series, Mckean brought his surrealist imagination to the screen in his 2005 film ...
 
7.5
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “The New Adventures of Pippi Longstocking” (1988)

  If you grew up in the 80s, chances are you rented a lot of movies. The decade was chock full of great kid/family flicks that had me and my friends scanning the walls of the local Blockbuster Video, every weekend, for som...
 
5.8
 
 
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Throwback Thursday: “The Indian In the Cupboard” (1995)

There are movies that, no matter how strong of an argument you have, I will never admit are actually terrible. Why? Because I watched them as an impressionable kid and they hold a special place in my heart. When I saw a list th...
 
4.8

 
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Girl Asleep” Is A Piece Of Delightful Cinema

  Growing up is never easy. Raging hormones, a changing body, and entering high school at the low end of the totem pole are issues every teen deals with, and they have provided the central story for a number of good movies...
 
7.8
 
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “It’s a Wonderful Life” (1946)

  There is not a whole lot I can say, about Frank Capra’s timeless classic “It’s a Wonderful Life”, that hasn’t been said a hundred or so times before. Odds are most of you, like me, grew up w...
 
8.0
 
 
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Review: “Microbe and Gasoline” Marks the Return of Gondry’s Whimsical Brand of Genius

  When I think of Michel Gondry, my mind usually goes straight to his incredibly imaginative elements of fantasy, in works such as “Science of Sleep” and “Mood Indigo”. The French filmmaker is a mas...
 
7.5

 
 
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Review: “Swiss Army Man” May Be the Weirdest Movie I’ve Seen

Hank (Paul Dano) is a man stranded on a desert island about to end it all; that is until the dead body of Manny (Daniel Radcliffe) washes up ashore and begins farting. And so begins their journey together. Hank figures out that...
 
8.3