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A Riveting Conclusion to The DC Comics Epic

Following the first chapter, Batman: The Long Halloween, Part Two brings the epic crime drama and murder mystery to a thrilling conclusion. Gotham City’s greatest hero faces a cunning adversary that forces him to confront his family’s legacy. The line between justice and villainy blurs when a hideous transformation overtakes an important ally. As the

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Shudder’s Abduction Thriller Is All Gritty Thrills, No Silly Frills

Since the dawn of Shudder, the streaming service has been fairly consistent in releasing fantastic original horror flicks. Their new release, The Boy Behind The Door, the feature debut from writer/director pair David Charbonier and Justin Powell is no exception. The film takes a terribly dark subject, child trafficking, and spins a pulse-pounding thriller without

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An Awful Gen Z Update of the Charles Dickens Classic

Charles Dickens gets a horrendous hipster update with a Gen Z butchering of his classic novel. Twist turns the nineteenth century tale of orphan pickpockets into a Guy Ritchie knockoff about freerunning. Rafferty Law, the spitting image of his famous father, plays “Oliver Twist” as a rooftop-leaping graffiti artist who falls in with a gang

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Cast Chemistry & Clever Reveals Elevate CGI Spectacle

Great cast chemistry and a surprisingly clever plot twist elevates Jungle Cruise from the standard summer CGI spectacle. The film has no down beats over its swift two hour runtime. Spanish director Jaume Collet-Serra keeps the action and comedy flowing at a deliberate pace. The measured drip of excitement overcomes the sillier parts of the

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M. Night Shyamalan Delivers a Suspense Classic

M. Night Shyamalan returns to peak filmmaking form with a brilliantly twisted thriller. Old takes a unique premise and runs with it to true existential horror. What begins as a dream vacation turns into an unshakeable nightmare for a pair of families and couples. The film builds with a slow burn until the characters grasp

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Kate Beckinsale Rages in Forgettable Thriller

Kate Beckinsale takes anger management to the extreme in a mostly forgettable action-comedy. Jolt is the head-smashing, bone-crunching tale of Lindy Lewis. A woman that suffers from, drumroll please, “Intermittent Explosive Disorder”. It’s a manic condition that leads to aggressive fits of rage; an actual mental problem and not just a clever pun on IEDs.

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LeBron James Soars in Hilarious Looney Tunes Sequel

LeBron James flies high in a clever sequel that will delight generations of Looney Tunes fans. Space Jam: A New Legacy has the basketball superstar battling an aggrieved artificial intelligence for the affection of his son. The father and son coming to terms storyline is admittedly hokey; but the hilarious toons, supporting characters, and slick

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Netflix’s Bloody Action Flick Is All Style and No Substance

Karen Gillan leads an all-star cast of veteran actresses in a highly stylized, but surprisingly boring actioner. Gunpowder Milkshake is a neon lit jumble of bloody beatdowns and choreographed gunplay. A near invincible assassin protects a young girl with the help of her mentors. Bad guys have nifty names like Dracula and work for a

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A Heartbreaking Remembrance of A Great Adventurer

Anthony Bourdain is remembered fondly in a heartbreaking retrospective of a great adventurer. Roadrunner: A Film About Anthony Bourdain takes an intimate look at a complex individual. Award-winning documentarian Morgan Neville explores his life from meteoric stardom to shocking 2018 suicide in provincial France. Bourdain’s friends, colleagues, production team, and second wife, Ottavia Busia, speak

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Megan Fox Stuns in a Diabolically Twisted Thriller

An unhappy wife is given a brutal and diabolically twisted anniversary present. Till Death is a cat and mouse thriller that will have you on the edge of your seat. Megan Fox, in her career best film, is chained to a dead body. Drumroll please, while trying to outwit a pair of attackers in a

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