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Doctor Who Recap (Season 12, Episode 9)

Last week, I was surprised to see the return of Cybermen to Doctor Who. I was further surprised to see that the episode was the beginning of a two-parter. This week, I was surprised to find that we have just experienced the middle of a thre...

 
 
 
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Review: Disappearance at Clifton Hill

Plenty of indie films aim to be something Lynchian--a mix often combining surreal horror, melodrama, noir, and dashes of absurd comedy--by striking an odd mood or by adding splashes of the unexplainable to their own works. Often these attem...

 
 
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The first trailer for Jordan Peele's Candyman has appeared

The original Candyman, from 1992, is one of my favorite horror films. As much a social commentary as it is a chilling, just-violent-enough urban legend, it's stood the test of time in my mind amidst its genre brethren of shlock and awe. An...

 
 
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Lizzie McGuire stopped production because it was too grown up

Disney has been working on a revival of the classic Disney Channel show, Lizzie McGuire. Last month, production halted abruptly when the show's creator left. We finally have an idea why. It all comes down to the "family-friendly" nature of ...

 
 
 
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Harley Quinn returns with Season 2 this April

The Harley Quinn animated series has been one of the true standouts of the DC Universe lineup and has been one of the primary reasons that many, including myself, have kept the service. The show is hilarious and energetic and was defin...

 
 
 
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Peter's Kung Fu Corner: Enter the Dragon

[Welcome to Peter's Kung Fu Corner: a monthly column dedicated to retrospectives on the martial arts films I grew up watching. We'll be covering all kinds of Hong Kong action films from Bruce Lee all the way to Joseph Kuo. Get ready to be i...

 
 
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Jurassic World 3 gets title ... arise, SIR Jurassic World!

Jurassic World 3 isn't due in theaters for well over a year, but we're starting to get more details as we draw closer to its June 11, 2021 release date. Principle filming began yesterday. We've long known that series stars Chris Pratt and B...

 
 
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Review: Norm of the North: Family Vacation

It's been a long time since we last checked in on our abominable buddy Norm the polar bear and while I'm sure you all were waiting with bated breath, that wait is finally over. The franchise that just won't die comes back yet again with ano...

 
 
 
 
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Gunpowder Milkshake has a distributor in STX

Aside from having possibly the best title since Snakes on a Plane, Gunpowder Milkshake has flown somewhat under the radar. It has popped up on Karen Gillan and Lena Headey's Instagrams regarding the training and shooting of the film, but no...

 
 
 
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Review: Verotika

Making a film so terrible that it somehow twists around on itself to become a work of art often takes an outsider's total lack of skill, inability to direct actors, and brazenly bizarre decisions in the editing room and morphs them into a w...

 
 
 
 
 
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Coronovirus precautions halt Mission: Impossible 7's shoot

The spread of COVID-19, popularly known as coronavirus, is becoming a bit of a sideshow. Deadly serious in many cases, international fumbling of the virus can be seen on national levels in some countries, leading to a ballooning epidemic th...

 
 
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Review: Blood on Her Name

Blood on Her Name is a film of backroads, barns, trailers, and barrooms. It's dark, grimy, and bruised from the offset. The world it inhabits is depressed and desperate, the kind of world where everyone is a victim of their own circumstance...

 
 
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See Burden early and free

A movie called Burden sounds like it might be a slog to get through but this one looks exactly the opposite. Premiering at Sundance the film looks to be a stirring story of love triumphing over hate. I haven't seen it so I'm not s...

 
 
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Review: Dragon Quest: Your Story

Picture this; it's a Sunday afternoon. You're in between video games, you have nothing better to do, so you decide to dust off your Netflix account to see what's new. I hardly use Netflix anymore, really only cracking it open for She-Ra, Ca...

 
 
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See The Invisible Man early and free

Ready to see a classic horror movie monster actually adapted into a scary movie? It looks like The Invisible Man might be the one that does it. Taking the concept of the Universal movie monster and turning it into a metaphor for the al...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising

One of the grand traditions of anime is not the filler arc, but the film adaptation. No matter how obscure or unsuccessful a certain show may be, you can basically count on a movie getting released shortly after the series starts airing. Di...

 
 
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Netflix unveils the cast for The Witcher Season Two

We may not know exactly where Netflix's The Witcher series is going next season, but we now know who will be a part of it. In a Tweet this morning, the streaming giant unveiled the casting for the second season of its fantasy epic and ther...

 
 
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Doctor Who Recap (Season 12, Episode 8)

Last week’s episode teased us with a moment of the Doctor pondering Frankenstein. This week saw the fulfillment of that promise, albeit in an unexpected manner. There was a monster made from a dead man, but it was not the Frankenstein...

 
 
 
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A Borderlands movie adaptation is happening with Eli Roth

There are many video games out there that deserve an adaptation. Bioshock was long expected, as is the upcoming Halo TV series, but Borderlands is not the franchise you may have expected to be next on the list. Eli Roth has teamed with...

 
 
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Review: Beanpole

Whether or not Beanpole (Russia's submission to these past Academy Awards) is a quiet triumph is something of an enigma to me still days after seeing it. Beanpole is a film that I think has so many threads, both literal and figurative, that...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Ride Your Wave

I don't know what it is with anime features films and water this year, but the fact that Ride Your Wave is the second anime film from an acclaimed director centered on the importance of water in as many months can't be a coincidence. Water ...

 
 
 
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Weird Fiction trailer offers horror anthology throwback

The low budget horror of the 70's and 80's host some of the most formative movies of my young life. Whether it be Girly, The Baby, or the assorted works of Jean Rollin, I've been transfixed by these grungy works of the explicit and bizarre...

 
 




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Verotika"'Your teets are looking at me!'"

 

Blood on Her Name"'That don't put the skin back on the cat'"

 

Dragon Quest: Your Story"Butchering a beloved classic"

 

My Hero Academia: Heroes Rising"Yet I'm falling asleep"

 

Beanpole"Plant a seed and hope for the best"

 

Ride Your Wave"Love and water"

 

We"A deadly serious sex comedy"

 

Sonic the Hedgehog"Super Sonic"

 

The Assistant"The unsung heroes"

 

The Times of Bill Cunningham"If you don’t take money, they can’t tell you what to do, kid"

 

Enter the Fat Dragon"A.K.A. Yakuza: The Movie"

 

Come to Daddy"Daddy issues"

 

Cupid"I like you, but I don't 'like' like you"

 

Gretel & Hansel"Stop me if you've heard this one before..."

 

The Rhythm Section"The beat does not go on"

 

Sundance Downhill"Imagine Marriage Story in the Mountains but even less funny"

 

Sundance Wendy"Beasts of the Southern Neverland "

 

The Turning"Turn your eyes away"

 

The Gentlemen"Laws of the Jungle"

 

Awkwafina is Nora from Queens - Season One"She's still Nora from the block"

 

Color Out of Space"Nicolas Cage milks an alpaca"

 

Bad Boys for Life"Bay to the bone"

 
 
 
 
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