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Review: The Devil and Father Amorth

PLOT: Famed director William Friedkin takes a look at a real life exorcism, performed by Father Gabriele Amorth. REVIEW: If ever there was a filmmaker known for his take on demonic possession, it would certainly be the director of THE EXORCIST. And several decades later, William Friedkin is revisiting the subject. This time however, we are witness to a woman named...

Captain America: Civil War (2016) - MCU Retro Review

Heading into the final few chapters of Marvel's Phase 3 in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we decided it was time to take a look back at the last ten years worth of films (18 in all) and re-evaluate them based on how well they hold up today and how connected they are to the greater MCU now that the films have advanced so far into the timeline, which culminates in AVENGERS: INFINITY...

Review: I Feel Pretty

PLOT: After falling and hitting her head at the gym, an insecure woman wakes up thinking she has suddenly become gorgeous. REVIEW : Much like the lead character who magically discovers that she has confidence, I FEEL PRETTY is the kind of movie you want to love. There is much to appreciate in this well-intentioned romcom. Amy Schumer makes for a charismatic lead, as does her...

We Talk Super Troopers 2 with the Broken Lizard gang!

The boys are back, and there is a whole lot of funny on the way! For all you Broken Lizard fans waiting for a sequel to their cult flick SUPER TROOPERS, we now have it. Thanks to an Indiegogo Campaign and a lot of love from fans, Jay Chandrasekhar, Kevin Hefferman, Steve Lemme, Paul Soter and Erik Stolhanske were able to return to the Vermont/Canada border. This time around,...

Review: Blumhouse's Truth or Dare

PLOT: While celebrating spring break in Mexico, a group of friends end up playing a game of truth or dare. Unfortunately for them, they decide to do it in a cursed mission where an evil spirit is looking for a few new players. REVIEW: Are you ready for it? You know the deal, a bunch of attractive young people die off because of a curse or some other nonsense? We’ve...

Thor (2011) - MCU Retro Review

Heading into the final few chapters of Marvel's Phase 3 in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, we decided it was time to take a look back at the last ten years worth of films (18 in all) and re-evaluate them based on how well they hold up today and how connected they are to the greater MCU now that the films have advanced so far into the timeline, which culminates in AVENGERS: INFINITY...

Review: Isle of Dogs

PLOT: In hopes of finding his loyal guard dog Spots, a young boy travels to an island inhabited only by the sickly dogs who were banished from their homes in Japan. While on the search, he is helped by a group of one time pets who take pity on the desperate child. REVIEW: Wes Anderson has the knack for crafting uniquely entertaining features like MOONRISE KINGDOM...

Exclusive Facebook Live Chat w/ I Kill Giants director Anders Walter

With superheroes ruling the box office, it’s exciting to see a few unique characters and stories sharing the spotlight. However, sometimes the world of fantasy and reality merge in powerful ways. Such is the case of the coming-of-age fantasy I KILL GIANTS. This beautiful film tackles some very difficult subjects, yet it still brings a magical world roaring to life. Based on the...

We Talk Pacific Rim: Uprising with John Boyega, Scott Eastwood and more!

This week, PACIFIC RIM: UPRISING is crashing into theatres, and it is very likely to please fans of the original. With directing duties going to Steven S. DeKnight - who is making his feature film directorial debut - this is a fun continuation to Guillermo del Toro ’s original. In fact, aside from Charlie Day and Burn Gorman , this is a brand new feature...

We Talk Tomb Raider with Alicia Vikander, Walton Goggins & Daniel Wu!

Out of all the reboots, I have to say I was very curious about the latest TOMB RAIDER. While I wasn’t a fan of the Angelina Jolie flicks, the idea of Alicia Vikander taking over the role grabbed my attention. Thankfully, the latest adaptation is a blast of Indiana Jones style adventure and Alicia is perfect as Lara Croft. You also have Dominic West , Daniel Wu , Derek...

Review: Thoroughbreds

PLOT: If an effort to help an emotionally scarred young girl, her mother attempts to reunite her with her daughter’s old friend. As the two rekindle their awkward relationship, they hatch a deadly plot that will take care of a few problematic, family issues. REVIEW: One of my favorite films (and plays) is the incredible EQUUS, a movie that also features a horrific...

Review: The Strangers: Prey at Night

PLOT: While staying at a secluded mobile home park, a family is terrorized by three mask wearing psychopaths. Will they survive the night?  REVIEW: In 2008, audiences were terrified by THE STRANGERS, the Bryan Bertino directed thriller starring Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman. In fact, ever since then, many fans have been hoping for a sequel. And now we have THE...

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