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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An American Pickle - Movie Review

An American PickleSeth Rogen plays dual roles in An American Pickle, the new comedy from director Brandon Trost and former SNL scribe Simon Rich. He is both Herschel Greenbaum, a turn-of-the-nineteenth-century ditch digger plying his craft in Eastern Europe, as well as Ben Greenbaum, a 30-something ...

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Clownface - Movie Review

ClownfaceCheese puffs. Good weed.  Vodka and a rape fantasy?  Clownface, opening with a 10-minute scene of voyeurism which spirals from a bit of the naughty-naighty to a complete bloodbath, puts its grittiest foot forward as a local urban legend - the very brutal “Clownface” - gets his own headlining  ...

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Doctor Who: Tom Baker - The Complete Season Three (1976 - 1977) - Blu-ray Review

Doctor Who: Tom Baker - The Complete Season ThreeEight discs, six stories, and 650 minutes of classic science fiction.  That’s what fans get with the BBC’s latest Doctor Who release which features the fourteenth season of classic Doctor Who, constituting the third trip around the sun for Tom Baker in the titular role as everyone’s favorite ...

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Escape: Puzzle of Fear - Movie Review

Escape: Puzzle of FearAre you ready to pay for your sins?  That’s the question that is at the center of this clue-riddled movie because sometimes revenge is the sweetest dish served . . . especially when on a double date and trapped in an Escape Room. Directed by J. Jones and written by  ...

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Film Noir: The Dark Side of Cinema III: The Sleeping City (1950) - Blu-ray Review

Film Noir: The Dark Side of Cinema, Volume III: Adandoned

The drugs! The coppers!  The crimes! And the Femme Fatales!  It's all here in The Sleeping City! Sometimes, as is the case with 1950’s The Sleeping City, Film Noir offerings are notable for one thing entirely: their use of their location.  Okay, okay, so The Sleeping City - which has  ...

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Film Noir: The Dark Side of Cinema III: The Lady Gambles (1949) - Blu-ray Review

Film Noir: The Dark Side of Cinema, Volume III: Adandoned

Lady Luck has no heart at all in this morality tale! The Lady Gambles begins with a stunning beatdown as its star, Barbara Stanwyck, is repeatedly attacked, smacked, and punched by a couple of thugs who feel cheated by her use of loaded dice in a ...

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Streetwalkin' (1985) - Blu-ray Review

Streetwalkin'

“Mommy, can we come home?” With those words, Cookie (Melissa Leo) and her kid brother Tim (Randall Batinkoff) plead to return to their mother’s house.  They’ve been kicked out because her new man hates them both.  Their request is denied, so the two wander the bus station as ...

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THIRT3EN Ghosts Collector’s Edition (2001) - Blu-ray Review

THIRT3EN Ghosts Collector’s EditionArthur Kriticos' dream house - full of shatterproof glass cages and sliding steel panels - has arrived. . . but it’s a damn nightmare!  Critically hammered and only very loosely based on William Castle’s original film, THIRT3EN Ghosts gets a second chance to make a lasting reflection in the glassy Halls of Horror thanks ...

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House of Wax 3D: The Warner Archive Collection (1953) - Blu-ray Review

House of Wax 3D: The Warner Archive Collection (1953)The most successful 3D film of the 1950s has finally arrived on Blu-ray.  André de Toth’s House of Wax brought Warner Bros a lot of fortune and fame during its original run in 1953 but the film is also known for something else: the rebirth of Vincent Price ...

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Film Noir: The Dark Side of Cinema III: Abandoned (1949) - Blu-ray Review

Film Noir: The Dark Side of Cinema, Volume III: Adandoned

Because, sometimes, even babies need the support of the police! Pushing a hard-hitting social commentary, Abandoned - with a colorful set of character names - takes aim at selling unwanted babies as the City of Angels becomes ground zero for black ...

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