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Blade Runner 2049

A clever, immersive, visually spectacular triumph. Villeneuve has picked up the reins and made the new standard in sci-fi neo-noir.

Split

Whatever the inspiration here, likely a gonzo great performance from McAvoy, Shyamalan is firing on all cylinders for the first time in a decade.

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The Square (2017)

‘The Square’s pieces don’t break new ground, but the way Ostlund puts it all together makes for a keenly observed and slyly funny critique on the business of modern art in the social media world.

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Fifty Shades Darker

By the end of the 4th hour of the ‘Fifty Shades’ trilogy it’s still unclear what’s so special about Anastasia, what’s so irresistible about Christian and why anyone should care.

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Justice League

A lazy, joyless, purely mechanical film that feels like it was studio noted and focus grouped to death before it saw the light of day.

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Justice League Review

Justice League’s casting is superb.  The actor’s characterization of the superheroes makes it seem that they have known each other for years.  The playful banter among them seems natural and not forced; making their lines funny and not silly or arbitrary.   As a viewer, I could not help but to laugh and enjoy the ruckus and insane situations they find themselves trying to survive.

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The Lego Batman Movie

‘Lego’ doesn’t take the dark knight seriously, poking cleverly at 70 years of franchise tropes, and in the process ends up making a genuinely great Batman movie.

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Jigsaw

Dialing back on sadism and getting out of the basements, ‘Jigsaw’ surpasses the low standards set by the series, but fails to reinvent a formula in desperate need of it.

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Leatherface

Shockingly soft, gutless and full of fan service. A ‘Texas Chainsaw Massacre’ movie from the directors of ‘Inside’ shouldn’t have been just violent, it should have been traumatizing.

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Cult of Chucky

‘Cult’ is an acquired taste inside an acquired taste. A weird and wonderfully bonkers sequel to ‘Curse’ that keeps the killer doll fresh.

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Happy Death Day Review

Jessica Rothe’s (La La Land) performance is mediocre as the heroine. But, sadly,  it is the best performance in the movie.  To compensate, I found myself trying to figure out the identity of the killer.  Doing this makes this movie worth watching on a late night movie watching binge.  It takes you from your original theory of the killer only to second guess yourself time and again.  The best part of the movie is the one tooth smiling, black jogging suit wearing, wide blue eyed knife wielding giant baby as the murder.

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Be Afraid

Not terrible! Playing like a mid-grade CW series, ‘Be Afraid’ is ultimately empty, but very watchable schlock.

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Little Evil

‘Evil” is just enough like an Edgar Wright Cornetto Trilogy movie in spirit to force comparisons to far, far better films.

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The Black Room

I thought this was going to be serious horror, and it turned out to be a childish, wannabe soft-core Cinemax movie about a horned up ghost.

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Defenders( Netflix) review

Defenders review by Harry Defenders was the one of the most anticipated Netflix shows. but does it deliver? First of all if you havent seen any of the other shows you should be fine as the first episode really feels like a 0...

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Mother!

A chaotic, inventive, eye-popping, pretentious and genuinely horrifying tour de force you experience rather than watch.

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It

It might not generate a chill, but ‘It’ is a richly realized, red-blooded, barnstormer of a movie.

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It Review

So, when I went to view the movie, It based on Stephen King’s 1986 best-selling novel, I admit that I was a bit apprehensive. I really did not know what to expect.  Would it be a failed attempt to meet the hype of the anticipation as so many horror movies have done in the past?  Or would it be a “thought provoking” adaptation of the novel that made readers scared to go to sleep at night?  The verdict — scary, maybe not, but definitely eerie and worth the 31 years of waiting.

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Review: It (2017)

This is not a term I throw around for the heck of it, but Stephen King’s latest big screen adaptation, It, is one of the scariest films I have ever seen. With plenty of jumps and scares and an overall tense atmosphere, director Andy Muschietti (Mama) has perfected the art of modern horror cinema…

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Review: The Machinist

Director Brad Anderson (The Call, Session 9) truly has created a masterfully tense psychological thriller that is worthy of appraisal. The story follows Trevor Reznik (Christian Bale) who is an insomniac machinist and...

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Review: Despicable Me 3

Gru (Steve Carell) and the gang are back for a third venture in the Despicable Me series, but this time Gru is a good guy! How times change! Gru and new partner Lucy (Kristen Wiig) are fired from their job working to stop super...

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Review: Urban Legend

Jared Leto leads the cast as Paul Gardener, an aspiring American college journalist, in this thoroughly enjoyable and fun slasher horror. If you’re familiar with classic urban legends, this film will certainly appeal to...

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