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Netflix Recommendation: “Berlin Syndrome”

Clare (Teresa Palmer) is a photojournalist who has traveled to Berlin as a sort of getaway while also taking pictures of the beautiful architecture around the city. Not one to shy away from new experiences, she finds herself qu...
 
7.0

“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

‘The Belko Experiment’ Feels Familiar Yet Original At the Same Time

We have seen the movie where a group of people are forced to conspire against and kill one another in order for their own survival.  The movie that tops that list, for me, would be “Battle Royale” whereas the most p...
 
7.8

Netflix Recommendation: “Message From the King”

Director Fabrice du Welz has been on my list of intriguing filmmakers, since back in 2005 when I saw his disturbing, backwoods thriller “Calvaire”. I always respect any director who doesn’t pull any punches, w...
 
6.8

“Killing Ground” Is An Intense, Slow-Burn Thriller

Australia is widely considered to be one of the more dangerous places on earth. A wide variety of snakes, spiders, and other deadly predators make the country’s less populated areas a bit terrifying, even to the most avid...
 
7.3

“Free Fire” Is A Creative Shoot-Em-Up Style Comedy

Ben Wheatley (High-Rise, Kill List, Sightseers) is no stranger to creating quirky characters that are dropped into extraordinary situations. With his most recent film, “Free Fire”, it’s more of the same from t...
 
8.3