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A Missed Opportunity: 'Bad Times at the El Royale'
WARNING: Spoilers ahead. But you probably won't want to pay to see this movie so keep reading. Director Drew Goddard's latest film Bad Times at the El Royale is a period thriller/drama/comedy/action f...
KJ Proulx2 hours ago
'Bad Times at the El Royale'—Movie Review
Director Drew Goddard is the very definition of a filmmaker who’s far more talented than the amount of work that they actually work on. Only having directed one film before Bad Times at the El Royale,...
Glen Kenner20 hours ago
Spoiled Rotten - 'Bad Times at the El Royale' (2018)
TL:WR—A bunch of bad people, and a few good as well, get violently killed over a bag of money and a mysterious film. But why? 3.5 STARS.
Matthew Kresal20 hours ago
'Doctor Who': "The Ghost Monument" Review
Warning: Possible spoilers for the episode below. Having spent the Series 11 opener effectively relaunching Doctor Who with a new cast and new look, with episode two new showrunner Chris Chibnall had ...
Benjamin Peck21 hours ago
'Venom'
Regarding Venom and Sony's decisions: First off, ignore the critics and just see the movie. It was a fun ride that I got to see for free, but would happily pay to see again. One of the critiques peopl...
KJ Proulxa day ago
'The Sisters Brothers' Movie Review
Much like the horror genre for me, western films haven’t been able to win me over as well as others. That being said, I was looking forward to this one, due to the energetic trailers and very talented...
Glen Kennera day ago
Spoiled Rotten—A Star Is Born (2018)
TL:WR—As hard as it may be for some, forget the previous versions of this story and go see this movie on the big screen. Now. 4.5 STARS
'Elite' (2018): A Review
Imagine a group of Spanish kids wearing Glee's Warblers uniforms, acting like the wealthy teens of Gossip Girls, trying to Get Away With Murder. This is what you get. Welcome to Las Encinas, one of th...
'Venom' Fails to Merge
Venom features journalist Eddie Brock being merged with an alien parasite known as, well, Venom. In the movie, Brock is one of the few humans who is able to successfully bond with the symbiote but unf...
Glen Kenner2 days ago
Spoiled Rotten—'Venom' (2018)
TL:WR—Ignore the critics if you’re a superhero movie fan, especially if you follow the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU) and/or are a fan of Tom Hardy, and see Venom on the big screen; all others skip t...
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Danny Duff2 days ago
Chekhov's Molotov
Chekhov's gun: the storytelling principle that says when a gun is introduced in Act 1, it must go off in Act 3. Also referred to as set-up and payoff. 10 Cloverfield Lane is a great example of excelle...
KJ Proulx2 days ago
'A Star Is Born' – Movie Review
While I’m not particularly a fan of remakes, unless the original film was terrible to begin with, A Star is Born has been a film that’s been remade numerous times since the original version from 1937....
Trevor Wells2 days ago
Lifetime Review: 'Terror in the Woods'
For 11-year-old Rachel (Ella West Jerrier), starting at a new school is only the tip of her problems. With her mother and stepfather recently separating and her mother being too preoccupied with work ...
'Bad Times at the El Royale' A Review
Before you start, I know the subtitle to this review is shit, so before you start criticising me, go fuck yourself. Now we have that out of the way, when I first saw the trailer for Bad Times at the E...
robert massimi3 days ago
'The Ferryman'
Robert Massimi. The Ferryman at the Jacobs Theatre begins with two characters leaning up against a brick wall. It is a blighted out area in Belfast, Northern Ireland. We hear helicopters and sirens fa...
Milica Markovic3 days ago
Mimo Reviews: 'Little Italy' (2018)
Well for starters, I must say this is the first time I've seen a trailer that manages to be both clever and a disservice to the film it's supposed to sell at the same time. Little Italy is a little fi...
Jonathan Reed3 days ago
'Venom' Review
It feels like a lifetime since the announcement of a stand-alone Venom movie. With revelation after revelation of the cast, plot, and potential character appearances, Venom was released to the comic b...
'Munich' (2005) - Film Review and Analysis
Can revenge be worth it and what are the consequences involved in carrying out acts of vengeance? Munich (2005), a film directed by Steven Spielberg, poses a number of moral quandaries regarding how c...