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Movie Review: ‘Summer of 84’

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Directed by: Françouis Simard, Anouk Whissell, and Yoann-Karl Whissell Starring: Graham Verchere, Tiera Skovbye, and Rich Somner Plot: A group of friends believe their neighbor may be a serial killer Review: It has been said… Continue reading

Criterion Channel Movie of the Week: ‘Mikey and Nicky’

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On November 29th, 2018, FilmStruck was killed. FilmStruck was a movie streaming app that specialized in actually curating a library of must-sees. It including offerings from the Criterion Collection, Turner Classic Movies, and… Continue reading

Rick’s Top 30 Movies of 2018

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The following list is based on US release dates. Sometimes those foreign flicks and festival darlings have a lot of crossover from year to year. 30. Izzy Gets the F-ck Across Town Izzy… Continue reading

The Dark Universe: What Could Have Been

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“The Mummy wasn’t what I wanted it to be.” That is Alex Kurtzman, who was chosen to oversee the Dark Universe for Universal Pictures, talking to The Hollywood Reporter about his movie, The Mummy. You know… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘The Man Who Killed Hitler and then The Bigfoot’

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Directed by: Robert D. Krzykowski Starring: Sam Elliot, Ron Livingston, and Caitlin FitzGerald Plot: A WWII veteran who killed Hitler in secret is enlisted by the CIA to hunt Bigfoot. Review: The Man Who Killed Hitler… Continue reading

The Pull List: Seasonal Model

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The Pull List started as a weekly spotlight on interesting new releases, but it has since redirected that spotlight to random thoughts about characters, storylines, and other comic book elements. I have had an… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Vox Lux’

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Directed by: Brady Corbet Starring: Natalie Portman, Jude Law, and Raffey Cassidy Plot: After a traumatic event, a teenager skyrockets to pop music fan Review: Stars aren’t born. They are hot air set ablaze so we… Continue reading

Movie Review: ‘Border’

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Directed by: Ali Abbasi Starring: Eva Melander and Eero Milonoff Plot: A border patrol officer with a strange ability meets a man with the same ability. Review: The phrase “modern day fairy tale” gets thrown around… Continue reading

Masculinity Detox Case File #1: Spider-Man PS4

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The Masculinity Detox Case Files will reinforce positive, non-toxic depictions of masculinity and manhood in pop culture. I have wanted to write about Spider-Man PS4, but I didn’t want to just review a… Continue reading

The Pull List: DC’s Dark ‘Trinity’

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The Pull List started as a weekly spotlight on interesting new releases, but it has since redirected that spotlight to random thoughts about characters, storylines, and other comic book elements. What does it take… Continue reading