Movie Review: Mandy.
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Movie Review: Mandy. Mandy feels like two movies forced together: a slow, psychedelic thriller and a gory, gonzo grind-house flick. The sophomore effort from director Panos Cosmatos (Beyond the Black Rainbow) has been earning a …
Movie Review: The Predator.
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Movie Review: The Predator. A few rousing action scenes can’t save this profoundly disappointing flick from a grisly demise. The wait for the next good Predator movie continues.  Hopes were sky-high about Shane Black returning …
Movie Review: The Meg.
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Movie Review: The Meg. This uninspired fin-fest starring Jason Statham won’t scare anyone out of the water…out of theaters maybe…but not the water. This Sunday we conclude August with our Double Dare Review of not …
Retro Review: Quest for Fire (1981).
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Retro Review: Quest for Fire (1981). This award-winning caveman quest muddles its prehistory in places but tells a grippingly plausible tale of early human survival. I guess I’m doing one more caveman movie.  We’ve covered …
Movie Review: Alpha.
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Movie Review: Alpha. While visually pleasing, Alpha is a sentimental and implausible tale good only for the most ardent dog lover. Based on early promotional material, I figured Alpha was going to be an unsophisticated …
Movie Review: Eighth Grade
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Movie Review: Eighth Grade Eighth Grade Barely Passes. Eighth Grade had me intrigued when I first caught the trailers for the film. I am fan of stand up comedian Bo Burnham, who wrote and directed …