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“Thou Wast Mild and Lovely” Is A Subversive Masterpiece

  Recently, I purchased a Shudder subscription, on my Amazon Video. When I began to explore the titles they had available, I noticed they had a lot of horror/thriller films I had missed over the recent years. There were at...
 
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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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“Body” Is A Thriller That’s Worth It’s Weight In Corpses

If you are a fan of indie film, you’ve probably noticed that most of your favorite films come from a small handful of production studios. A24 has been dominating the indie scene for the last few years, with an abundance o...
 
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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...
 
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“Raw” Is A Beautifully Crafted, Violent Debut From Julia Ducournau

    Justine and Alexia (Garance Marillier and Ella Rumpf) are sisters that come from a strictly vegetarian family; in the first scene of the film we see Justine getting food in a cafeteria with her parents and a piece...
 
8.0
 
 
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‘The Evil Within’ Is the Best/Worst Horror Movie Ever Made

The story behind ‘The Evil Within’ and how it got made is definitely more interesting than the film itself. A passion project for its writer and director, Andrew Getty, that took fifteen years to make, cost somewher...
 
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“The Alchemist Cookbook” Is Funny, Unsettling, And Strangely Brilliant

Deep in the woods, Sean (Ty Hickson) lives an isolated existence in a ramshackle trailer. Recusing himself from society, Sean lives on a diet of Doritos and Gatorade and spends his days, with his cat Casper, conducting strange,...
 
7.0
 
 
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‘Prevenge’ Is All About Postpartum Depression and Murder

Ruth is seven months pregnant, and has spent seven months being a widow. Her husband died in a rock climbing accident, but Ruth and her unborn daughter — who is telling her what to do from the womb — don’t bel...
 
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“68 Kill” Is A Woman-Fueled Bloodbath

“A woman calling the shots. I like it. If you ask me, there should be a few more of us in the world” – Liza   Women, murder, sex, guns, and comedy. Five words that perfectly sum up Trent Haaga’s new...
 
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“The Tribe” Takes A Bleak Look At A Horrifyingly Possible, Post-Apocalyptic Future

Never let anyone in. That is the single rule Jenny (Jessica Rothe) and her sisters, Sarah (Anne Winters) and Danika (Chloe Beth Jones), were given by their father before he took his own life. It is following that rule that has ...
 
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