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“The Seven Five” Is An In-Depth Look At the Most Dangerous Cop In NY History

  I love when Netflix adds a lot of movies to its catalogue as I’m constantly looking for something I haven’t seen before. In recent years I’ve really gotten into the documentary scene: some of the storie...
 
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“Personal Shopper” Is A Multi-Layered Independent Gem

After watching “Personal Shopper” — an erotic psychological thriller starring Kristen Stewart — it was obvious why Olivier Assayas won best director at the Cannes Film Festival. What he created is a comp...
 
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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...
 
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Review: “Trash Fire” Will Make You Uneasy, But Maybe You Like That?

  Ricky Bates Jr. is certainly carving out his own little space, in the indie horror world. Using a concoction of dark, satirical humor and bloody violence, the writer/director consistently makes films that are not only ch...
 
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Review: “Get Out” Lives Up To the Hype

I am an opponent of people talking up any movie. I’m sure I’ve been guilty of it (see any conversation I’ve ever had about ‘The Witch’) but that doesn’t mean I appreciate it any more. I can r...
 
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Review: “Manchester By the Sea”

Problem solving, discretion, understanding, being effective without being intrusive, cleaning up other people’s excrement, no one wants this job. Or do they, what job is it? Father, brother, husband, Lee (played by Casey Afflec...
 
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