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The Power of the Dog Attacks Psychological Torture, Trauma

Per Matt Jane Campion’s eighth feature film, The Power of the Dog, takes a bite out of love, grief and jealousy, as the multi-hyphenate filmmaker brings psychological torture to the American wild, wild West in this big-screen adaptation of Thomas… Continue Reading →

Peacemaker Answers the Question: Is There a Limit to Crude Humor?

I’ll admit it… I am a John Cena fan. Not just the actor that everyone knows today. Like Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson, Cena got his start in professional wrestling. I remember seeing him as a baby-faced indie wrestler going by… Continue Reading →

Drive My Car Detours with Dialogue

Per Matt Guilt, grief, redemption and a haunting sense of loss is great in Drive My Car, the official Japanese entry for Best International Feature at the 94th Academy Awards, but action movie this is not. In fact, this nearly… Continue Reading →

Affleck Shines Despite Tender Bar’s Recycled Storyline

In the lead-up to awards season, there has been much buzz surrounding several films that, honestly, I had never heard of. We have contenders like C’mon C’mon, Flee and Tick, Tick BOOM! While many people would probably shun me for not… Continue Reading →

Animated Summit of the Gods Translates Into a Peak Adventure

Per Matt Originally titled Le Sommet des Dieux, The Summit of the Gods is a French animated film adapted from the Jirô Taniguchi manga (which was, in turn, adapted from the Baku Yumemakura novel). There’s a whole lot of translation going… Continue Reading →

Neo-Noir Nightmare Alley is Deliciously del Toro Minus the Supernatural

Per Matt Just in case you’re one of the few moviegoers who wanted to see something new other than Spider-Man: No Way Home, you’re in luck. Guillermo del Toro’s Nightmare Alley also premiered this week and if you’ve seen any… Continue Reading →

The Wheel Of Time is an Enjoyable, Yet Bumpy Ride

I am not a huge fan of fantasy-centric stories. I have watched mainstream stuff like The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings, but anything deeper than that is just lost on me. I guess it comes from not being… Continue Reading →

M. Night Actually Gets Old

With the spooky season sadly silenced, I decided to watch a creepy film that recently appeared at movie theaters after they partially reopened, then quickly disappeared. It was a Redbox night and I was definitely getting Old.

Fear of Returning to The Walking Dead Franchise

Per Matt There’s no escaping the end of the world, whether it’s on the mothership, a spinoff or in the sister series. After last year’s season finale (Fear Dropped the Bomb on The Walking Dead), there was plenty of fallout…. Continue Reading →

Amazon Brings Back Memories With I Know What You Did Last Summer

In 1997, director Jim Gillespie brought together the acting talents of Jennifer Love Hewitt, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Ryan Phillippe and Freddy Prinze Jr. to give us the slasher film, I Know What You Did Last Summer. While not the most… Continue Reading →

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