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Throwback Thursday Review: “Inside” (2007)

There were a slew of good to great, French, horror films, in the first decade of this century. Films like “Martyrs”, “Haute Tension”, and “Trouble Every Day” all melted my brains, the first t...
 
8.3
 
 
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Netflix Recommendation: ‘A Pigeon Sat On A Branch’ Is Existential Gold

Life is nothing but a series of small moments that connect together to create a larger picture, and Roy Andersson depicts this beautifully in the third installment of his “living” trilogy (‘Songs From the Seco...
 
7.5
 
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Darkness On the Edge of Town”

When Cleo’s estranged sister, Sophie, is murdered in a public restroom, she will stop at nothing to bring the attacker to justice. While she puts herself in dangerous situations and takes her anger and sadness out on anyo...
 
7.0

 
 
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Review: “Baskin” Isn’t For Everybody, But Will No Doubt Be Considered A Classic

When a group of cops get a distress call, they journey to an abandoned Police building to help out any survivors. Once inside, they realize that they’ve entered into the mouth of Hell and turning back is no longer an opti...
 
7.3
 
 
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Review: “Sing Street”

  Anyone who has seen writer/director John Carney’s films “Once” or “Begin Again” should have a pretty good idea what he is about. He clearly loves (and has a good ear for) music. He also enjo...
 
9.0
 
Comedy
 

Review of “Bunny the Killer Thing”

Written and directed by: Joonas Makkonen Starring: Enni Ojutkangas, Hiski Hämäläinen, Roope Olenius, Jari Manninen, Veera W. Vilo, Olli Saarenpää, and Vincent Tsang Rated: NR Run time: 88 minutes What does one expect, when sitt...
 

 
Comedy
 

Review of “Vulgaria”

Written by: Chiu-Wing Lam , Yee-sum Luk, and Ho-Cheung Pang Directed by: Ho-Cheung Pang Starring: Chapman To, Ronald Cheng, and Dada Chan Rated: NR Run time: 93 minutes There have been movies, in the past, that told the story o...
 
 
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Netflix Recommendation: The Hallow

Written by: Felipe Marino and Corin Hardy Directed by: Corin Hardy Starring: Joseph Mawle, Bojana Novakovic, Michael McElhatton, and Michael Smiley Rated: NR Run time: 97 minutes I don’t know about you guys, but I often r...
 
 
Comedy
 

Throwback Thursday Review of “Time Bandits”

        Written by: Michael Palin and Terry Gilliam Directed by: Terry Gilliam Starring: Craig Warnock, John Cleese, Sean Connery, David Warner, Ian Holm, David Rappaport, Kenny Baker, Malcolm Dixon, Mike Ed...
 

 
Comedy
 

“Mermaid” is a dreamlike quirk-fest with a sad but hopeful heart

Written and directed by: Anna Melikyan Starring: Mariya Shalayeva, Evgeniy Tsyganov, Mariya Sokova, and Irina Skrinichenko My discovery of Anna Melikyan’s 2007 film “Mermaid” was… unique. I was mindlessl...