Monster - Movie Review

Far better than it should have been

West Michigan - Movie Review

A delightful little romp

Stowaway - Movie Review

well-acted, brilliantly-executed exercise in human survival

Voyagers - Movie Review

Well-acted, well-constructed

Wonder Woman 1984 - Blu-ray Review

A crappy 1980s buddy adventure yarn

Soul - Blu-ray Review

You either have SOUL or you don't

Our Friend - DVD Review

Often difficult to watch

News of the World - 4K UHD Review

A story of home and hearth

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Beast Mode - Movie Review

Beast ModeSometimes future cult classics aren’t easy to spot.  This is the case with Beast Mode, a film that is so on-the-nose when it comes to lampooning Hollyweird that its inspired cast, featuring C. Thomas Howl (The Amazing Spider-Man), Ray Wise (Twin Peaks, RoboCop), and Leslie Easterbrook (The Devil’s Rejects, Halloween), will ...

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Werewolf - Movie Review

Werewolf

Werewolf is not the movie you think it is.  It's terror; however, is traumatic and unending and that makes for a very REAL theatrical experience. Opening with a tracking shot of a concentration camp where dogs rip out the throats of the captives therein, Werewolf is bound to stir up some strong ...

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Inner Sanctum Mysteries: Calling Dr. Death, Weird Woman, Dead Man's Eyes, The Frozen Ghost, Strange Confession and Pillow of Death (1943 - 1945)

Inner Sanctum Mysteries

“This . . . is the Inner Sanctum.”   With that opening statement as a guiding force, Universal Pictures launched what would be an interesting venture alongside Simon & Schuster as they produced a series of B-grade horror films starring the one and only Lon Chaney, Jr. ...

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Hillbilly Elegy (2020) - Movie Review

Hillbilly Elegy (2020)Based on the J.D. Vance best-selling memoir, Hillbilly Elegy is, at its essence, the simple story of a man trying to find himself amongst the clutter and distraction of family dysfunction. But on an even broader – and more important – level, it attempts to depict a family’s difficult ...

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Paramount Presents: Roman Holiday (1953) - Blu-ray Review

Roman Holiday (1953)

“Did you bring me here by force?” And INTRODUCING Audrey Hepburn.  That’s right, the screen legend begins here with Roman Holiday, a quintessential romantic comedy, which was shot on location in Rome . . . even though Paramount wanted it filmed on their studio ...

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THIRST - Movie Review

THIRSTThink vampire films have run their course thanks to the ruining of Twilight?  Think again.  In just about two minutes time, your fascination with all those magnificent blood-sucking beasts will be reigniting thanks to vignette which opens Thirst, a kick-ass tale of nocturnal vampirism from Iceland. ...

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Sunset Boulevard: 4K Restoration (1950) - Blu-ray Review

Sunset BoulevardWhen the “Yes” men start telling you “NO”, you are probably approaching the trash-lined gutters along Sunset Boulevard.  Hollywood is clearly sending you a message.  You are no longer needed . . . or are you?!?!  Well, if Billy Wilder (director of The Seven Year Itch, Some Like It Hot ...

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Freaky - Movie Review

FreakyWhile watching Freaky, the new horror from the guy who brought us the Happy Death Day movies, the lyrics to a Smashing Pumpkins song kept running through my head. You know, the one that goes "the killer in me is the killer in you?" That’s most likely because in Freaky, the bodies of a teenage girl  ...

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Rebecca: Criterion Collection (1940) - Blu-ray Review

Rebecca: Criterion CollectionFrom identical dresses to the fire which ravishes Manderley, the second Mrs. de Winter (Joan Fontaine) can never, ever take the place of Rebecca.  Cue the romance, the heartbreak, the haunted tension and wind it all up because this film is all about the snap.  That’s what makes this ...

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Unhinged - Blu-ray Review

UnhingedMonster movies aren’t what they used to be. With the fear of nuclear war mostly behind us and the terror of invading aliens having run its course, filmmakers have had to come up with a new kind of monster to scare the pants off movie goers. And what is more menacing, unpredictable, and  ...

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