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January 28, 2022
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Review: “Candyman” crafts terror from real-world fears

By | Sep 7, 2021

Nia DaCosta’s “Candyman” remake is a type of horror movie that rarely gets released anymore, crafting uniquely strange terror out of real-world fears.


Review: Addison Rae stars in insipid Netflix remake

By | Sep 7, 2021

In “He’s All That,” a gender-swapped remake of the lukewarm 90’s film “She’s All That,” TikTok star Addison Rae succeeds only at butchering dialogue.


Review: Highly anticipated sci-fi movie lacks substance

By | Aug 31, 2021

“Reminiscence” is trying to do too much in the time constraint placed upon a feature film. The environment and plot had a lot of potential to be great, but it missed the mark.


Review: Jason Momoa’s latest thriller is banal and melodramatic

By | Aug 29, 2021

Jason Momoa’s action-thriller is tone-deaf, melodramatic and somewhere between the fun of B-list action movies and C-list straight-to-video trash.


Review: “Free Guy” brings sharp writing and humor to action genre

By | Aug 24, 2021

While being an extremely entertaining summer action flick, “Free Guy” also explores complex and relevant themes with a dash of intellect.


Review: Summer 2021 movie releases

“The Suicide Squad,” “Black Widow,” “Summer of Soul” and “Jungle Cruise” were films that created noise in a summer movie season with many releases.


Review: Horror film twists tropes

By | May 3, 2021

“Things Heard & Seen” is a new approach on the familiar horror-trope of a family getting more than they bargained for when spirits accompany their new home.


Review: “Mortal Kombat” is another terrible video game movie

By | May 3, 2021

“Mortal Kombat” betrays its source material popular and secures a spot in the expansive halls of terrible video game movies.


Review: Superhero flick has super strange comedy

By | Apr 23, 2021

Ben Falcone’s “Thunder Force” is a lighthearted superhero comedy, but some of the comedy doesn’t land well.


Review: Ken Burns humanizes Hemingway

By | Apr 20, 2021

There are many sides to the story of Hemingway’s life and his place within the literature canon. Burns and Novick’s “Hemingway” touches on all of them.


Review: Drama depicts the threats that gentrification poses

By | Apr 16, 2021

“Concrete Cowboy” is a successful call to action for viewers to educate themselves about the current problems with increased gentrification.


Review: True crime series is a disappointing slow burn

By | Apr 15, 2021

“The Serpent,” a new true crime series on Netflix, features a thorough reenactment of Charles Sobhraj’s life as a serial killer.