The 355 - Movie Review

Wasted talent

Red Rocket - movie Review

Thoroughly engrossing

Spider-Man: No Way Home - Movie Review

Amazing movie, spectacular even

Mass - Movie Review

One of the year’s most important films

Dune - 4K UHD Review

Next big film franchise has arrived

Dune (1984) - 4k UHD Restoration Review

Remains an unforgettable journey

Venom: Let There Be Carnage - 4K UHD Review

A fun, fast-paced flick

No Time to Die - 4K UHD Review

A rousing final adventure

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Jack Frost: Collector’s Edition - MVD Rewind Collection (1997) - Blu-ray Review

Jack Frost: Collector’s EditionThe new comedy starring Anne Hathaway and Rebel Wilson called The Hustle is an almost identical remake of the 1988 classic comedy Dirty Rotten Scoundrels which starred Michael Caine and Steve Martin - itself a remake of Marlon Brando’s Bedtime Story. I say “almost” because  ...

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The Xrossing - Movie Review

The XrossingThe Perth Hills are on fire again!  In a figurative sense, that is as souls cry out for a path toward paradise.  If it sounds too poetic to be achieved in a couple of hours, just know that The Xrossing, a tough coming-of-age story which is dedicated to the memory of Andrew “Drewz” Namok - will  ...

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Dune - 4k UHD Review

DuneContinuing his string of slow-burn, meditative science fiction films, director Denis Villeneuve’s version of Dune has finally given the epic tale a much-deserved justice. Now…I am not here to drag David Lynch’s Dune (1984) through the dirt with a boat load of low-blow comparisons. (In fact, I think  ...

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The 355 - Movie Review

The 355Wasted talent. That’s the most economical way to sum up The 355, a female-led globetrotting espionage action thriller that finds its multi-racial cast of Hollywood A-listers muddling through a script so lazily written it gives generic a bad name  ...

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The Tragedy of Macbeth - Movie Review

The Tragedy of Macbeth

“By the pricking of my thumbs, something wicked this way comes.” Coming off the 2018’s western anthology film, The Ballad of Buster Scruggs, audiences were probably not anticipating the Coen brothers’ next film to be a gothic, expressionistic Shakespeare adaption. Oh, and yeah…one of ...

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The Surprise Visit - Movie Review

The Surprise Visit

Sometimes there just isn’t an easy way out of a really bad situation. Go ahead and get those happy thoughts out of your head.  The Surprise Visit is not based on a happy occasion.  Not at all.  This is a film full of many twists and violent turns as a routine robbery goes tits up and someone is murdered.  The fallout is ...

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Breeder - Movie Review

BreederThis is a dark, dark, dark film to watch.  Make sure you are in the right headspace before you even wander down into the depths of Breeders rabbit hole.  You might not be the same person coming out  ...

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Film Noir: The Dark Side of Cinema, Volume V: Outside the Law (1956) - Blu-ray Review

Film Noir: The Dark Side of Cinema, Volume V: Outside the Law (1956)Director Jack Arnold was Universal’s go-to guy when they wanted a quick hit.  He proved himself mightily as he churned out classics like It Came from Outer Space (1953), Creature from the Black Lagoon (1954), Revenge of the Creature (1955), Tarantula (1955), and The Incredible Shrinking  ...

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Old Strangers - Movie Review

Old StrangersTired of the ongoing pandemic yet?  You won’t be after this unsettling chiller is viewed.  Old Strangers, which capitalizes smartly on both the pandemic and our desire to reunite with a feast of friends, is a frightening look at gatherings gone bad.  Once this film comes to its conclusion, you'll  ...

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Film Noir: The Dark Side of Cinema, Volume V: Because of You (1952) - Blu-ray Review

Because of You (1952)Loretta Young is a wholesome brunette no more!  As a naive blonde bombshell, this one-time gangster’s moll finds herself with a deep, dark secret.  Because of You is the film that launched Tony Bennett's career as the title song became his first Number 1 hit, but it is also progressive for its era ...

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