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NSFW: “Skins” Is A Controversial Comedy With A Big Heart

A man sits in an all pink room, speaking to a nurse on a pink telephone. Tears stream down his face as he’s inquiring about his wife and if she’s given birth to their son yet. As he hangs up the phone, he knows he w...
 
8.3
 
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Backcountry” Is A Terrifying Man Vs. Nature Thriller

I once wrote a college paper, for my analysis of film class, on how “Jaws” was the scariest movie of all time. Not because of the usual horror elements like horrific gore, or a masked killer stalking a bunch of terr...
 
7.8
 
 
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Review: “Win It All” Doesn’t Have Anything To Say We Haven’t Already Heard

There are good movies, bad movies, and then the kind of movies that fall somewhere in the middle. This weird space for viewers where you’re left feeling indifferent. Those kind of movies are the hardest to review because ...
 
5.8

 
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “I Don’t Feel At Home In This World Anymore”

A real life experience inspired writer/director/actor Macon Blair’s newest film. When someone broke into his New York apartment and took items that belonged to him and his wife, Blair found out the process to catch the pe...
 
8.3
 
 
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Review: Netflix Original “Coin Heist” Forgets To Deliver Any Kind Of Message

When I was a kid, movies that were aiming for my demographic usually had a message they wanted to get across: nothing is more important than family, sometimes being yourself is the most powerful weapon, your imagination can cre...
 
5.3
 
 
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31 Days of Horror: “Breeders” (1986)

  You know those movies, that are so bad, so ridiculous, so WTF?! that it seems like the only reason, for their existence, is to be featured on MST3K? Well… there were a lot of those, in the 80s. Hundreds, if not tho...
 
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Netflix Recommendation: “Tallulah”

Well, it appears that this is Ellen Page week, here at The Film Philosopher. This will be the third review, of a film starring Ms. Page, on the site, this week and given that she has become a versatile, well-rounded actress tha...
 
7.5
 
 
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Netflix Recommendation: ‘Let Us Prey’

Set in a small town, ‘Let Us Prey’ is the story of one man’s journey to make wrongdoers pay for their sins, and how everyone’s past will catch up to them sooner-or-later. Never getting into the territory...
 
7.3
 
 
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Review: “Bone Tomahawk” Is Brutal and Entertaining

‘Bone Tomahawk” opens up with Purvis (David Arquette) cutting a man’s throat open as he and his friend Buddy (Sid Haig) have overrun a group of guys who they are now robbing of more than just their belongings....
 
8.5

 
 
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Netflix Recommendation: ‘People, Places, Things’ Is Indie Filmmaking At Its Finest

  In ‘People, Places, Things’, Jemaine Clement plays Will: a graphic novelist, a teacher, a father of two young girls, and a heartbroken guy whose girlfriend (and mother to his children) ends up leaving him for...
 
7.8