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Dark Money – Review

“It is one of those aspects that is better left unchecked, since what lies behind it might be something we would rather not know.”

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Hotel Artemis— Review

Hotel Artemis is a film with a great premise: An abandoned hotel in the near future that has been revamped into a hospital for criminals. But a great premise can only take you so far. Rather than focus on the one logline, the film sprouts extra threads and can’t decide which story it wants to […]

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Mute – Review

The prime reason that drew me to watch this film was the bizarre premise it possesses (the film is #9 on our Top Ten Most Anticipated Films of 2018): a mute Amish man —who is also a bartender— finds himself going after gangsters in a futuristic Berlin while he searches for his missing girlfriend…wow. The […]

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Irreplaceable You – Review

Presenting the story of a young couple who find themselves being torn apart by the fragility of the human condition, Irreplaceable You sets a narrative standard that turns against itself and becomes part of the obstacles it faces to become memorable for the viewers. Labeling itself a “tearjerker,” the film does not get to that point, as […]

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Love, Simon – Review

Love, Simon is the young adult novel adaptation that we needed at this time. It is a film that does not ask you at the beginning to start with an open mind —it just takes you on the coming-of-age journey of Simon Spiers, a teenager that, like any other, is trying to find himself during […]

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The Strangers: Prey at Night – Review

To start off, I must admit that I was not aware that the film was a sequel coming out 10 years after its predecessor. Starring Liv Tyler and Scott Speedman, the 2008 horror film The Strangers follows a couple’s dream vacation turned into a nightmare when a trio of masked murderers join their stay… and […]

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Batman: Gotham by Gaslight – Review

Back in February of 1989, creators Brian Augustyn and Mike Mignola teamed up for a special one-shot graphic novel that would become the first book under the “Elseworlds” label at DC Comics. Originally pitched as a comic book arc, Gotham by Gaslight started a trend of prestige format, stand-alone stories at the comic book publisher, […]

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