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Movie Review: ‘Loving’

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Directed by: Jeff Nichols Starring: Joel Edgerton, Ruth Negga, and Nick Kroll Plot: In the 1960s, interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving, fight the state of Virginia to prove the integrity of their relationship. Review: Based… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Monster’

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Directed by: Bryan Bertino Starring: Zoe Kazan and Ella Balletine Plot: A mother and daughter are stalked by a monster after their car breaks down on the side of the road. Review: Over the last few… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Ordinary World’

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Directed by: Lee Kirk Starring: Billie Joe Armstrong, Selma Blair, and Fred Armisen Plot: A punk rocker turned family man tries to relive the glory days on his 40th birthday. Review: Green Day was one of… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Moonlight’

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Directed by: Barry Jenkins Starring: Mahershala Ali, Naomi Harris, and Janelle Monae Plot: A young man deals with his dysfunctional upbringing at 3 different moments in his life Review: Moonlight is told over the course of… Continue reading

The Pull List: 11/23/2016

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Buzz-worthy books of the week A.D. After Death #1 Scott Snyder and Jeff Lemire team up for a mixture of prose and comics serialized in 3 oversized monthly releases. It is one man’s… Continue reading

The Pull List: 11/15/2016

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Buzz-worthy books of the weeks Batman #11 Bane has turned Santa Prisca into his own little stronghold, and Batman and Catwoman has broken in to find Psycho-Pirate. Captain America: Sam Wilson #15 D-Man… Continue reading

The Pull List: 11/9/2016

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Buzz-worthy books of the week Alters #2 The first issue was in September, and I have been patiently awaiting the second. It is, in general, classic superhero storytelling. People have been developing super… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘In a Valley of Violence’

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Directed by: Ti West Starring: Ethan Hawke, Taissa Farmiga, and John Travolta Plot: A traveler on his way to Mexico crosses paths with the violent residents of a dying mine town. Review: Horror and westerns make… Continue reading

The Pull List: 11/2/2016

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Buzz-worthy books of the week Avengers #1 Post-Civil War, the Avengers has a roster shake-up. Vision, Cap (Wilson), Thor (Foster), and the new Wasp are joined by Spider-Man and Hercules. And they are… Continue reading

Phobia Philms: Halloween II

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In “Phobia Philms,” I plan on reviewing and recommending scary movies based on real phobias, of which there is no shortage of, specifically what makes them scary and how they represent our anxieties. … Continue reading