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Perfect

Perfect Experiments but Reaches Inconclusive Results [Review]

Stories set rules for themselves. Sometimes those rules come through dialogue, like in Gremlins. Other times stories use visual cues to tap into the knowledge that viewers bring in with them. If viewe...

a vigilante

A Vigilante Eschews Exploitation [Blu-Ray Review]

Sarah Daggar-Nickson’s A Vigilante opts for a decidedly stoic approach towards material often made salacious. Even when filmmakers seek to respectfully elevate the voices and experiences of the exploi...

Terror in the Skies

Terror in the Skies Was Almost the Cryptid Documentary That Could Go Mainstream [Review]

Terror in the Skies is a Cryptid (an animal that may or may not exist, like Big foot, Chupacabra, etc) documentary that revolves around accounts of gigantic flying creatures in Illinois. The documenta...

Funny Games

Funny Games will Resensitize You to Violence [Blu-ray Review]

Funny Games is structured around a series of escalating, violent games. On the way to their lake home, Anna (Susanne Lothar) and Georg (Ulrich Mühe) try to guess the opera song the other plays on the ...

Blood on my Sofa: The Mansion is a Place for Gore and Gags

Welcome to Blood on my Sofa! Each month I will be providing you with a movie recommendation. It won’t be just any movie, but a film I watched during the previous month that really rocked my worl...

US

Us is Terrifying and Original [Blu-ray Review]

Us tells the story of The Wilson’s, an American family whose peaceful existence is shattered when they are introduced to identical shadow versions of themselves. The doppelgängers wreak hav...

In Head Count, The Thing Meets Candyman [Review]

At a sleepover in fifth grade, my friends and I goaded each other to go into the bathroom at midnight, close the door, and spin three times chanting, “Bloody Mary.” If the urban legend was true, Mary ...

Lost in Space Soars After Slow Start [Blu-ray Review]

In 1965, Irwin Allen created one of the most beloved science fiction television shows with Lost in Space. The idea was a new take on Johann David Wyss’ Swiss Family Robinson. A remake film adaption wa...

The Haunting of Sharon Tate

The Haunting of Sharon Tate is Far From Perfect but Not Entirely Without Merit [Review]

The Haunting of Sharon Tate very loosely reimagines the Manson Family murders that took place at 10050 Cielo Drive. The film focuses on Sharon Tate’s nightmares and the question of whether our f...

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