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‘Slasher’ Season 4 Is Remarkably Good

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We haven’t engaged much with the previous seasons of the seasonal anthology series based on…well, slashers. The concept tends to stretch pretty thin if extended out to a series worth of screen time.… Continue reading

Movie Marathon: ‘101 Dalmatians’

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Yeah, bet you thought we’d given up on this one marathon…but we’re back. We just needed a break after The Black Cauldron. For those just joining us, this is a movie marathon with… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Escape Room: Tournament of Champions’

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Director: Adam Robitel Cast: Taylor Russell, Logan Miller, Deborah Ann Woll, Holland Roden, Indya Moore, Plot: Zooey and Ben continue to search out evil company Minos, only to be trapped in another series… Continue reading

Disney’s Live Action ‘Robin Hood’: How it Can Work

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It’s hard to predict where we’re at with Disney’s recent trend of live-action remakes of their classic properties. It may feel like the critical reception is becoming mixed, but they’re generally pulling in… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Don’t Breathe 2’

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Director: Rodo Sayagues Cast: Stephen Lang, Brendan Sexton III, Madelyn Grace, Adam Young, Fiona O’Shaughnessy Plot: The Blind Man from Don’t Breath is now living in isolation with his young daughter Phoenix, who… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Die in a Gun Fight’

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Director: Collin Schiffli Cast: Alexandra Daddario, Diego Boneta, Justin Chatwin, Billy Crudup, Travis Fimmel, Emmanuelle Chriqui, Wade Allain-Marcus Plot: Two star-crossed lovers from rival news media families plot to elope, but first they… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Candyman’ (2021)

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Director: Nia DaCosta Cast: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Teyonah Parris, Nathan Stewart-Jarrett, Colman Domingo, Tony Todd, Vanessa Estelle Williams Plot: Chicago artist Anthony McCoy learns the story of Candyman, an urban legend linked to… Continue reading

The Weird Way Disneyworld Exists in the MCU

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Does Disneyworld exist in the world of the Marvel Cinematic Universe? Does it matter? Ok, no. But the interesting part of this story isn’t in the idea that Disneyworld exists in the MCU,… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Night House’

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Director: David Bruckner Cast: Rebecca Hall, Sarah Goldberg, Stacy Martin, Evan Jonigkeit, Vondie Curtis-Hall Plot: Beth is forced to process the loss of her husband following an unexpected suicide, only be to be… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Old’

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Director: M. Night Shyamalan Cast: Gael García Bernal, Vicky Krieps, Rufus Sewell, Alex Wolff, Thomasin McKenzie, Abbey Lee, Nikki-Amuka-Bird, Ken Leung, Eliza Scanlen, Aaron Pierre Plot: A group of holiday-makers head out to… Continue reading