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Tribeca Review: Asia

There's nothing quite like watching a movie about dying teenagers, is there? From The Fault In Our Stars to Me, Earl, and the Dying Girl, movies about terminal illnesses in adolescents might not be as common as you may think, but they almos...

 
 
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Tribeca Review: 12 Hour Shift

Is the world of organ trafficking ripe for cinematic exploration? I ask because it seems that there's at least one movie a year that crops up on the independent scene that wants to tackle this topic and it's never as clean as it could be. I...

 
 
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Tribeca Review: Ainu Mosir

Have you ever felt like an outsider within your own community? While I'm sure that many people may have experienced this isolation in one form or another (whether it be from personal opinions to political differences), it's an entirely diff...

 
 
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David Bruckner to direct the Hellraiser reboot

Am I wrong to say that Hellraiser is a lot like Terminator? Not in terms of genre or tone of course, but how people tend to agree that the first two movies are cinematic classics and everything after that ranges from being okay to god awful...

 
 
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Review: We Summon the Darkness

Alexis (Alexandra Daddario), Val (Maddie Hasson), and Bev (Amy Forsyth) are a trio of punk-clad chicks on their way to a heavy metal concert to cut loose and enjoy the thrashing riffs of Soldiers of Satan. As they banter and detour on their...

 
 
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Review: Why Don't You Just Die!

So many films across the gamut of grindhouse wannabes focus all their energy on pulpy dialogue, frantic editing, and western pastiche. They throw every editing convention and digital trick they have at trying to evoke the feeling of a Taran...

 
 
 
 
 
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Beware the hair ghost in trailer for 0.0Mhz

Ghosts are pretty creepy, on that I think we can agree. Every culture has its own version of the supernatural scaremonger, whether it's the British idea of some dead folks mostly haunting creepy old manors, the American concept of entities...

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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Same Boat trailer is like Looper but a romantic comedy

If you ever sat through Looper wondering, "Yeah, but when are they gonna bone?" then I might just have the movie for you!  Same Boat centers on a time travelling assassin named James who comes from the 28th century (as if we'll make i...

 
 
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Trailer for 1BR puts the cat in the oven

Finding a good place to live can be hell, there's no doubt about that. Worse yet are the night noises, the strange neighbors. As someone who relocated to a city all on his lonesome and started life in a cheap bedroom of a townhouse shared ...

 
 
 
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Get possessed by trailer for In the Trap

The devil kind of sucks. Always possessing people, making them twist around and murder and stuff. It's just no good. The horror of Satan has run its red hand across horror film and literature since--well, the Bible. That doesn't mean there...

 
 
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The Last Blockbuster Doc gets first trailer

For many readers across North America, going to Blockbuster on a Friday night was a normal pastime. Whether it was to rent the latest and greatest or an old favorite Blockbuster was here for us way before Netflix was. With the rise of stea...

 
 
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The script for a sequel to The VelociPastor has been finished

At a time when production is shutting down for just about every movie and show on earth, when theaters are either empty or closing, when it seems everyone involved with any film is locked away in a safe room waiting for this all to blow ove...

 
 
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Review: The Hunt

Rich people do a lot. Money opens many doors. They get away with a lot too. I get that. Ever had to fight a traffic ticket? Notice the line of lawyers at the bar who always get to deal with the judge first. They don't even wait in line to g...

 
 
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Review: Never Rarely Sometimes Always

As a nation, America has come a long way in the past 100 years. Things aren't perfect, but policies and laws have enabled minorities and women the ability to be treated as individuals against their fellow man. Some fight back against these ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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Zombie virus spreads to Venezuela in trailer for Infection

It's weird to be sitting in a position where I'm wondering if the latest zombie infection flick, a continuation of a trend that hasn't really died since Night of the Living Dead, feels like it's a bit too soon, a bit too close to current e...

 
 
 
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Peer into the gooey slime hole in Sea Fever trailer

Being trapped on a ship when horror stuff happens has to suck. Whether you're facing sharks, sea ghosts, a murderous crew, or a genetically modified killer cat monster, you got nowhere to run and few places to hide. A storm may hit and dra...

 
 
 
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Chilling trailer for The Other Lamb is cult horror done right

IFC Midnight is giving A24 a run for its money with this downright chilling trailer for The Other Lamb. It pushes a feminist cultist tone similar to Midsommar with cinematography and costuming evocative of The Nightingale. The trailer alon...

 
 
 
 
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Never Rarely Sometimes Always looks like a heartbreaking film

Social commentary is one of my favorite things in media. A snapshot of the time and place we currently live in, it reveals what the average person is thinking under specific governments or oppression. It's the best way to physically captur...

 
 
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Review: The Dark Red

Sybil Warren (April Billingsley) is a young woman with issues. She's a schizophrenic in a mental ward trying to explain to a no-nonsense doctor that she actually can read minds, and her baby was kidnapped by a cult so they could steal its s...

 
 
 
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Butt Boy trailer has me pooping myself with anticipation

Sometimes you hear about a movie so riveting, so high concept, so beyond reality that it knocks the air out of you. The thought of seeing it on a screen makes you salivate. You feel like the movie is a dream of your own come to life. You l...

 
 
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Porno trailer unleashes a sex demon

Porno, a movie Matt reviewed and didn't like very much, is coming out soon. I am not Matt and haven't seen the movie, and so I'm inclined to think it looks like a very good time indeed.

 
 
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Shudder drops ultra-violent trailer for Blood Quantum

Bleary-eyed but wired on caffeine at a 12-hour horror movie marathon last October, around two in the morning I saw a film that wasn't playing anywhere else in the state. We were just a few hours following its world premier. It was called B...

 
 




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Blood Quantum"Blood, gore, zombies... social commentary"

 

Capone"The Fonz freaks out"

 

Tribeca Asia"Boring me to death"

 

Tribeca Banksy Most Wanted"The real invisible man"

 

Tribeca 12 Hour Shift"A real night shift from hell"

 

Tribeca Ainu Mosir"Kuma killer"

 

The Willoughbys"Of mustaches and murder"

 

Extraction"It's all we got"

 

The Midnight Gospel"Duuuuuuuuuuuude"

 

Agent Toby Barks"That's the ticket"

 

For Madmen Only: The Stories of Del Close"A look behind the comedy curtain"

 

Trolls World Tour"Sing it again, Sam... but not as good"

 

Tigertail"A stroll down memory lane"

 

Butt Boy"Solid"

 

We Summon the Darkness"Attack of the evil church girls"

 

Why Don't You Just Die!"Drain-licking good"

 

Coffee & Kareem"No thank you, I'll have tea"

 

Tiger King"Quarantine with Joe Exotic"

 

Slay the Dragon"A powerful piece on political activism and the impact an individual can have"

 

The Platform"As above, so below"

 

SXSW Critical Thinking"What's your next move?"

 

Bloodshot"A bloody mess (not the good kind)"

 

SXSW Drunk Bus"Going round in circles"

 
 
 
 
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