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Review: I Spit on Your Grave

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I am celebrating Spooktober with a horror movie each day and I began the month with “I Spit On Your Grave”. This is the 2010 remake. My plan isn’t only movies I haven’t seen, but I plan on expanding my “horror” film horizon’s a little further even though in general it’s not my preferred genre. I prefer the psychological thrillers, those that leave more to your imagination that the visual scary or jumps out and scares you horror. “I Spit…

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Review: Anna (2019)

I saw the trailer for “Anna” at the “John Wick 3” viewing and it was pretty clever advertising. In it, we saw an exotic looking blonde executing 20 plus “bad guys” in a restaurant with the same fighting style…

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Review: Ad Astra

On the surface Ad Astra presents itself as a fairly straight forward science fiction tale about the relationships between father and son. But in reality, it has a lot more to say about modern society, the role of masculinity,…

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Where Did All the Buddy Comedies Die?

Where did all the buddy comedies go? There are so many great things about the ’80s and 90’s buddy comedy programmers. For years it seemed like everywhere we looked a new comedy was coming out, but now they seem…

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Review: Aladdin 2019

I had to prepare myself to watch this new adaptation of Aladdin. That preparation included changing my preconceived ideas about these “live-action adaptations”. For all of us that are reluctant to watch our childhood masterpieces brought to life again…