Movie Reviews

Jun 26 2019

CATCH-UP: Reviews at Gunaxin

Hi, everyone! I’ve had several reviews published over at Gunaxin.com, but I have not had time to link them on here and give you some bonus thoughts. We’re gonna do that now for the last seven reviews. (Well, at least link to the last seven.) Special thanks to Philip over at Gunaxin for publishing these! […]
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Jun 24 2019

Annabelle Comes Home – Movie Review

Annabelle Comes Home is a smashing scarefest reliant on a heavy mood established by enthralling performances, brooding cinematography, and Joseph Bishara’s dread-filled score. Looking for dramatic horror à la Ari Aster’s Hereditary or Jordan Peele’s Us? Go somewhere else. Writer/director Gary Dauberman has wrought a simple, yet thoroughly enjoyable bottle episode in The Conjuring universe, akin […]
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Jun 13 2019

The Dead Don’t Die – Movie Review

There’s not one specific way to take Jim Jarmusch’s The Dead Don’t Die. Cautionary tale, social commentary, absurdist fiction, comedy, horror, parody, political satire, you name it – it’s in here. It’s a wild ride through the mind of one of independent film’s legendary figures, having blazed similar side trails through the landscape of been-there-done-that […]
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Jun 6 2019

The Secret Life of Pets 2

The Secret Life of Pets 2 is an improvement in almost every way over its Toy Story-ripoff predecessor; it’s sweeter, kinder, and more open about its feelings. However, in trying to keep it short and effective – it lasts only 86 minutes – we’re bowled over by three distinct stories which barrel at us faster […]
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May 9 2019

The Hustle (2019) – Movie Review

God, I’m a sucker for caper movies. From Charade to the last four Fast and Furious spectacles, there’s something devilishly delightful about hoodwinking and double-dealing. Maybe it’s because I saw the Marlon Brando and David Niven-starring Bedtime Story as a kid; however, I never saw its remake, Dirty Rotten Scoundrels. Thus, The Hustle – a […]
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Apr 4 2019

Pet Sematary (2019) – Movie Review

(PLEASE NOTE: A significant plot detail is discussed in this review as a means of showing how this film differentiates itself from both the novel and its 1989 adaptation. Spoiler notices at the beginning and end of the paragraphs are included.) We each owe a death, there are no exceptions. — Stephen King, “The Green […]
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