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‘The New Mutants’ – A Long Awaited Movie Review

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We first wrote about this movie in 2017. Since that time the movie was shot, tested well, reshot to lean into the horror ‘trend’ immediately following It Chapter 1, tested poorly, reshot to… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Bill & Ted Face the Music’

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Director: Dean Parisot Cast: Keanu Reeves, Alex Winter, Kristen Schaal, Samara Weaving, Brigette Lundy-Paine, William Sadler, Anthony Carrigan, Erinn Hayes, Jayma Mays, Kid Cudi Plot: Having not yet recorded the song that saves… Continue reading

‘The West Wing’ Seems Quaint in 2020

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News has been circulating this past weekend that legendary drama series The West Wing will be making a return to our screens, with creator Aaron Sorkin picking up the pen. As it happens… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Dinosaur’

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I didn’t see Dinosaur when it came out in 2000, being a first year university student working as a bartender. Then I totally forgot about it. And so, it seems, as did everyone… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Tenet’

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Director: Christopher Nolan Cast: John David Washington, Robert Pattinson, Elizabeth Debicki, Dimple Kapadia, Michael Caine, Kenneth Branagh, Aaron Taylor-Johnson, Clémence Poésy, Himesh Patel Plot: A CIA agent is recruited in Tenet, a clandestine… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Hercules’

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For those just joining us, this is a movie marathon with a twist. Myself (cranky 30s blogger), my son Josh (stoic 10 year old Nintendo obsessive) and my daughter Amelia (drama llama 7… Continue reading

What to Watch in Your 7 Day Free Shudder Trail

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I’ve been waiting for Shudder for a while now. The Dead Meat channel are always talking about the cool stuff they watched on it. It arrived in Australia yesterday. We grabbed the free… Continue reading

Disney Marathon: ‘Zootopia’

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We’re going to jump a bit closer to the present, where Zootopia is the reigning animated film in China and their Disney park is getting a unique district based on the movie. This… Continue reading

Retro Review: ‘Urban Legend’

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Director: Jamie Blanks Cast: Jared Leto, Alicia Witt, Rebecca Gayheart, Tara Reid, Michael Rosenbaum, Loretta Devine, Joshua Jackson, Brad Dourif, Robert Englund Plot: An ‘urban legend’ themed murderer starts picking off people on… Continue reading

Top 10 Final Girls

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There are some cinema tropes that transcend their typical audience and become a central part of modern storytelling. Running to a departing loved one at the airport, for example, is a trope from… Continue reading