Posts Tagged ‘Review’
 
 
 
 
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Review: ‘Last Shift’ Delivers Creepy Imagery but Can’t Stay Away From Genre Cliches

Officer Jessica Loren (Harkavy) is a rookie cop whose first task is to look over a police station on its last night as its transitioning to a new building. What she thinks will just be an uneventful evening of walking the empty...
 
4.5
 
 
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Review: We Both Watched ‘Goodnight Mommy’: Here’s How We Felt

This review is going to be a little different than everything else we have posted on this site before. ‘Goodnight Mommy’ was released to great reviews and critical acclaim so we were both really excited to not only ...
 
7.0
 
Drama
 

Netflix recommendation: 6 Years

Written and directed by: Hannah Fidell Starring: Taissa Farmiga, Ben Rosenfield, Lindsay Burdge, Joshua Leonard, and Jennifer Lafleur Mark and Jay Duplass are taking over the indie film world by co-producing one honest, improvi...
 

 
 
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Review: ‘Me and Earl and the Dying Girl’ Does Away With Formula and Gives Us Something Great

Greg is a high school senior that fills his days making parodies of classic films with his co-worker, Earl. When his classmate Rachel gets diagnosed with Leukemia, Greg’s mother forces him to hang out with her; so that sh...
 
6.8
 
 
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Review: ‘Black Mass’ Doesn’t Focus on Whitey Bulger That Much

“Don’t judge a book by its cover”. This has been a saying since long before I was born and it still rings true today. Another way to say it would be, “Don’t judge a movie based on its trailer”...
 
6.0
 
 
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Review: ‘Cooties’ Is Quirky, Violent, and Funny

A zombie horror-comedy movie, ‘Cooties’ looks to take a subject that’s saturating the market right now and try to give it a fresh spin. Growing up, we all would choose at least one person a day to tell everyon...
 
6.3

 
Fantasy
 

Tale of Tales – Dark yet beautiful fairy tales

Written by: Giambattista Basile (book), Edoardo Albinati (screenplay), Ugo Chiti (screenplay), Massimo Gaudioso (screenplay), and Matteo Garrone Directed by: Matteo Garrone Starring: Salma Hayek, Vincent Cassel, Toby Jones, Joh...
 
 
 
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Review: ‘The Visit’ Is A Step In the Right Direction For Shyamalan

How many times now have we been burned by Mr. Shyamalan? Too many to count, I suppose. When he broke onto the scene with ‘Sixth Sense’ I felt he was going to be one of the best voices in the horror genre before it w...
 
6.8
 
 
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Review: ‘American Ultra’ : A Stoner Comedy With Charm

Pot smoking enthusiast Mike Howell (Eisenberg) is a government agent and doesn’t have a clue about it. He’s just working at a convenient store when he’s not at home smoking and enjoying the company of his girl...
 
6.3

 
 
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Review: ‘The Gift’ Is A Tense Thriller That Will Stay With You

Simon and Robyn (Bateman and Hall) have the perfect life: they both have jobs they excel at, they recently purchased their dream house, and they love each other unconditionally. While out shopping, Simon gets approached by Gord...
 
7.3