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The Awards Season Deserves The Holdovers!

Per Matt Alexander Payne is a filmmaker who just gets it. He seemingly understands every element of the industry (or at least he has the self-awareness to hire the very best employees to make up the difference). That’s high praise… Continue Reading →

Priscilla Reveals a Darker Side of Elvis

Per Matt Now that November has arrived and the awards season inches ever closer despite the lingering SAG-AFTRA Hollywood strike, the need for entertainment options grows even greater as the holidays approach. A24 Films offers its prestige picture, Priscilla, which… Continue Reading →

The Killer is a Methodical Mess

Per Matt Michael Fassbender starring as a hitman in a David Fincher movie that’s based on a French graphic novel really sounds like the beginnings of a terrific logline. Somewhere along the way, the script unfortunately flips on The Killer.

The Complete Story of Film is Innovative, Emotional and Opinionated

Per Matt William Goldman once said, “Not one person in the entire motion picture field knows for a certainty what’s going to work.” Amen to that. The Oscar-winning screenwriter/quote machine knew the Hollywood risk-to-reward ratio was a fickle thing, one… Continue Reading →

Paul Reubens was More Than Just Pee-wee Herman

Per Matt Words cannot express the feelings… For the past three weeks, I’ve been struggling to encapsulate my thoughts. Paul Reubens, better known as Pee-wee Herman, has passed away after a six-year battle with cancer, which he kept very private…. Continue Reading →

Do Film Critics Still Matter? For the Love of Movies…

Per Matt Since the 95th Academy Awards takes place tonight, I thought it was the appropriate time to finally watch a documentary that has been impatiently awaiting my attention, sitting deep within my DVR. Released almost 14 years ago, Boston… Continue Reading →

The 2022 #HauntLife Movie Awards

I have watched tons of films in 2022. Some good, few great. However, the majority of films were just barely passable as entertainment, let alone being in the mix for the Oscars. Still, it is my hope to at least… Continue Reading →

Pearl Prequel Sources Slasher’s Slaughters

Per Matt Ti West is an indie filmmaker who should already be on everybody’s radar. Within a 20-year span of time, he entered the film industry by releasing short films, which led to lower-budgeted releases, genre television and eventually working… Continue Reading →

I Love That Barbarian Isn’t Your Typical Horror Film!

Over the past few years, I have become bored with the stuff being churned out by Hollywood’s major studios. If the film is not the remake of a movie of years gone by (not even that many years, in some… Continue Reading →

Nic Cage, as Nick Cage, Brings Unbearable Weight to Performance

Per Matt What’s the most accurate description of a zany, meta flick that eventually spins out of control, featuring Nicolas Cage as Nick Cage? Asking for a friend.

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