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Disney Marathon: ‘Brother Bear’

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For those just joining us, this is a movie marathon with a twist. Myself (cranky 40 year old blogger), my son Josh (11 year old Nintendo obsessive) and my daughter Amelia (drama llama… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Halloween Kills’

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Director: David Gordon Green Cast: Jamie Lee Curtis, James Jude Courtney, Nick Castle, Judy Greer, Andu Matichak, Will Patton, Anthony Michael Hall Plot: Picking up immediately after the previous film, escaped convict Michael… Continue reading

Broadway Musicals Based on Horror Movies

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Yesterday we lined up some movie musicals for the spooky season, and many of them were based on Broadway musicals. Today we’re going to flip the script and check out some oddities that… Continue reading

9 Horror Musicals to Jazz Up Your Halloween

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Maybe you’re tired of the same selection of classic slasher movies being presented as ‘essential viewing’ every year. Perhaps you’re fed up with video essays about the ‘scariest found footage movie you’ve never… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Annette’

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Director: Leos Carax Cast: Adam Driver, Marion Cotillard, Simon Helberg, Devyn McDowell Plot: Henry McHenry, an abrasive and controversial stand-up comedian, falls in love with Ann Defrasnoux, a delicate and beloved opera singer.… Continue reading

Picking New Directors For Shyamalan Movies

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This is going to sound meaner than intended, but I don’t enjoy M. Night Shyamalan’s directing. He’s got a fair number of fans, but most of his movies are met with harsh criticism.… Continue reading

‘Squid Game’ is Also Remarkably Good

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A few days ago we heaped praise on the surprisingly good fourth season of Slasher, subtitled Flesh & Blood, for its Battle Royale Reality TV structure. It was unexpected, having grown from a… Continue reading

‘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