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Review: Lady and the Tramp

It's finally happened. Disney+ has launched and the streaming wars have begun in earnest. Oh sure, companies have been competing against each other for the better part of a year about which of their streaming services would be better, but i...

 
 
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Review: She-Ra and the Princesses of Power (Season 4)

Here's the thing; I could spend a few paragraphs waxing poetic about how She-Ra has continued to get better and better the longer it runs or talk about how the series has exploded in popularity in the short year it's been on the air, but th...

 
 
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Review: Midway

War movies have always been in a weird spot for me. Usually the material is based on a significant event or an interesting individual, but those movies typically play in one of two ways. They either embellish facts in order to create a more...

 
 
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Review: Primal

Nicolas Cage is the gift that keeps on giving. After throwing himself into debt with some larger than life purchases, including buying a freaking castle, the man has been accepting any role tossed at him left and right in order to make all ...

 
 
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Dracula looks like Steven Moffat found his groove again

I miss Sherlock. Sherlock was one of those rare shows that I discovered by chance one night in college and just had to watch the entire series in as little time as possible. I binged as much as I could in the lead-up to Series 4 and have b...

 
 
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Colin Farrell and Andy Serkis in talks to join The Batman

As a friendly reminder, it's been over seven years since we last had a Batman solo movie. Yes, the character has appeared in some DCEU movies, most of which audiences would like to forget existed, but this has been the longest gap between l...

 
 
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The Witch's intro is the textbook example of terrifying

Happy Halloween everyone! Look outside, can't you see it? Children stopping door to door grabbing candy. The night coming just a wee bit earlier than normal. And horror movies are screening all across the world. While some love to celebrate...

 
 
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The Silent Hill movie is criminally underrated

20 years after its release, Silent Hill is one of the most most beloved horror franchises in all of video games. From an excellent initial trilogy of games to sequels that vary wildly in terms of quality, Silent Hill is the definition of a ...

 
 
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Maleficent dethrones Joker at the top of the box office

After two weeks atop the domestic box office, it looks like Joker has finally been beaten. It was only a matter of time before the divisive feature was usurped as the number #1 movie in America, but understandably, it lost to a new Dis...

 
 
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Review: Maleficent: Mistress of Evil

I have very mixed emotions towards 2014's Maleficent. On one hand, it was a modern reimagining of Sleeping Beauty that seemed to focus on the best aspects of that original movie by casting a fantastic actress in the title role while simulta...

 
 
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The Decade Decathlon: 2015

Welcome back to the Decade Decathlon, where we're taking an extended look back at the past decade of filmmaking to see what worked, what didn't, and what stories we can learn from the past. If there’s one word I can use to define 2015...

 
 
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Review: Parasite

It’s a quiet night in the Park household. The Parks have gone away for their son’s birthday, leaving only their housekeeper, Chung-sook (Jang Hye-jin), to tend to the house and their pets while they are away. On the surface, it&...

 
 
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Everything that happened at New York Comic Con 2019

It's been a couple of days since New York Comic Con wrapped up and while most of our writers are recovering from the dreaded con flu, you can read all of our articles without feeling like your stomach is turning inside out!  While this...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Preacher (Season 4)

After four years of boundary-pushing entertainment, Preacher has finally reached its end. As one of the forerunners for AMC's "cutting edge" label of programming, Preacher prided itself on how it didn't play by conventions. If it was a soci...

 
 
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Snaxist NYCC 2019 Edition: Snowpiercer Cricket Protein Bars

Who doesn’t love food? Food is fundamental to life itself, so why not relish the chance to talk about food! In this installment of Snaxist (may it live on in infamy), I ate insects for your entertainment! The upcoming Snowpiercer TV s...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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NYCC 2019: DC Universe's Harley Quinn gets a release date

Harley Quinn is a hot commodity these days, with the character featuring prominently in Birds of Prey to the point where the movie is essentially a Harley Quinn movie in all but name. While that movie's marketing is slowly ramping up, ...

 
 
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NYCC 2019: Free Guy is the Undertale of video game movies

Ryan Reynolds is one of the modern comedy golden boys, isn't he? Between his Deadpool movies and one off comedies like The Hitman's Bodyguard or Detective Pikachu, it's safe to say that whenever he appears in a comedy, chances are it's goin...

 
 
 
 
 
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Review: Teen Titans Go! vs. Teen Titans

Tangent time! One of my favorite episodes from The Simpsons has to be the second Treehouse of Horror special that aired back in the show's third season. I thought that the various segments all had some horrific charm to them, the framing de...

 
 
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Downton Abbey dominates as Rambo: Last Blood bleeds

September has always been a fairly uneventful time of year for a reason. It's right smack dab in between the end of the summer movie season and right before the Oscar hopefuls come out, so there's not really much to talk about. We're just i...

 
 
 
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The Decade Decathlon: 2014

Welcome back to the Decade Decathlon, where we're taking an extended look back at the past decade of filmmaking to see what worked, what didn't, and what stories we can learn from the past. I'm not going to mince words here; if 2013 was the...

 
 
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The Flixist 2019 Fall Movie Preview

Can you feel it in the air? There's a crispness in the breeze and summer is starting to fade away. We're inching closer and closer to the end of the year, and you know what that means! It means Flixist has your Fall Movie Preview all set an...

 
 
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Review: Promare

Sometimes you want to watch a dark horror where a creature of unspeakable terror stalks its prey in the middle of the night. Sometimes you want to watch a couple fall in love and survive against all adversity. Sometimes you want to watch a ...

 
 
 
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Do Joker and Watchmen set a dangerous precedent?

If I can step away from my platform as a film critic for just a second, I want to acknowledge that America today has some issues. Regardless of your perspective on the current political climate, all you need to do is to turn on the news and...

 
 
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Review: IT Chapter Two

It's not every day that you're able to witness a successful remake of a classic property, but 2017's IT was easily better than the original TV miniseries that wormed its way into the hearts of millions in the 90’s. Unlike that miniser...

 
 
 


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