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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...
 
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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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‘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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“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...
 
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“It Comes At Night” Is A Moody Psychological Thriller That Will Appeal To A Specific Audience

A24 has carved out a niche of delivering films that rely heavier on their message and symbolism than they do content. Where your big budget films feel like they have to constantly have something going on, the films A24 picks up...
 
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“War Machine” Proves To Be A Ho-Hum Affair

We’ve all seen that person that tries everything to fit into a social setting they’re not naturally inclined to be a part of. Whether it’s trying to be too angry, too happy, too funny, or too crazy, I know I&#...
 
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Throwback Thursday Review: “When a Stranger Calls” (1979)

Back in 2014, I had the pleasure of meeting, and chatting with, Fred Walton. I knew him as the director of a couple of all time horror classics, but what I didn’t know was that he lived a quiet, coffee-centered existence ...
 
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“Small Crimes” Feels Like A Big Movie Crammed Into A Short Script

With everything Macon Blair has his hands in, I’m always curious how they’re going to turn such a simplistic script into a full-length feature film. Punk band takes on Nazis in “Green Room”, guy looks fo...
 
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“Uncle Howard” Is A Heartbreaking and Courageous Documentary

Howard Brookner was one of the most talented directors and interesting people that you have never heard of. A film director whose student film in college was a documentary on William Burroughs in which he followed the prolific ...
 
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