Eddie Pasa

Eddie is a member of the Washington DC Area Film Critics Association (WAFCA) and the Online Film Critics Society (OFCS). Since starting in 2010 at The Rogers Revue, Eddie has written for Reel Film News (now defunct), co-founded DC Filmdom, and writes occasionally for Gunaxin. When not reviewing movies, he's spending time with his wife and children, repeat-viewing favorites on Blu-Ray, working for rebranding agency Mekanic, or playing acoustic shows and DJing across the DC/MD/VA area. Special thanks go to Jenn Carlson, Moira and Ari Pasa, Viki Nova at City Dock Digital in Annapolis, Mike Parsons, Philip Van Der Vossen, and Dean Rogers.

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Emergency (2022) – Movie Review

May 20, 2022 / 0 Comments
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Where Emergency makes its impact is in the way it makes the Black struggle real. Although we see it on the news almost every other day, what we don’t get often is the first-person perspective of just how harrowing it is to be a minority and not be able to trust the systems that are […]

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Chip n’ Dale: Rescue Rangers (2022) – Movie Review

May 20, 2022 / 0 Comments
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Leave it to The Lonely Island – the creative minds behind the goof-rapping Saturday Night Live “Digital Shorts” that brought us “Dick in a Box,” “I Just Had Sex,” and “I’m on a Boat,” along with the millennial answer to Rob Reiner’s This Is Spinal Tap, Popstar: Never Stop Never Stopping – to resurrect Chip […]

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Firestarter (2022) – Movie Review

May 20, 2022 / 0 Comments
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Let me get this out of the way: I have no attachments to the previous incarnations of Firestarter – neither Stephen King’s 1980 novel nor the 1984 filmed adaptation – in particular. The book was one of the first of his that I ever read, but I barely remember anything from it; I didn’t see […]

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The Innocents (2022) – Movie Review

May 13, 2022 / 0 Comments
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Becoming. It’s what we all must go through in order to find out about ourselves, what we like, what we don’t like, and what we’re capable of doing. Of course, we’re used to seeing it in superhero films and awesome one-offs like Darkman, Fast Color, or Chronicle. But what if it was as low-key as […]

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The Bad Guys (2022) – Movie Review

April 22, 2022 / 0 Comments
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A children’s animated film which captures the snappy cool and dash of Steven Soderbergh’s Out of Sight and his Ocean’s Trilogy? I’m a sucker for heist films, so it’s not a question of “Sign me up,” but more “Give it to me. Now.” The Bad Guys – based on a series of children’s books by […]

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Brut Force (2022) – Movie Review

April 21, 2022 / 0 Comments
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It takes some time to settle into director/writer Eve Symington’s Brut Force, a quick-moving mystery set in California’s wine country. And why shouldn’t it take its time? Symington’s choice of milieu is a character in and of itself, a beautiful façade that hides dark secrets and histories. Basking in these views also serves to disarm […]

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Dual (2022) – Movie Review

April 15, 2022 / 0 Comments
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Director/writer Riley Stearns’ Dual brings to mind “The Replacement,” a fairly decent episode of “Buffy the Vampire Slayer” in which one character is suddenly cloned and witnesses the clone living his life better than he ever did. The film also calls up shades of Robert S. Fiveson’s The Clonus Horror (and Michael Bay’s alleged [gotta stick […]

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Spiritwalker (2022) – Movie Review

April 13, 2022 / 0 Comments
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Imagine being whipped right into the bowl of a Kitchen Aid stand mixer while it’s running at full speed along with other ingredients; no purpose or recipe is known, but somehow, you’re going to find out soon enough what you’re making. That is how Spiritwalker works its thrilling magic – by not giving you any time to know […]

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Aline (2022) – Movie Review

April 8, 2022 / 0 Comments
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Aline, director/writer/star Valérie Lemercier’s fictional biography of singer Céline Dion, reminds me of the fictional restaurant McDowell’s and its namesake owner in John Landis’ 1988 film Coming to America. As Mr. McDowell himself puts it, “See, they’re McDonald’s… I’m McDowell’s. They got the Golden Arches; mine is the Golden Arcs. They got the Big Mac; I […]

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Everything Everywhere All At Once (2022) – Movie Review

April 1, 2022 / 0 Comments
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As a parent, I palpably felt the emotion and tilt of Everything Everywhere All At Once. This wondrous film about a put-upon family matriarch struggling to get by and to keep her house and business going may dress itself in the garb of a sci-fi fantasy adventure, but at its most vital, it is a […]

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