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Long separated characters reunite before Game of Thrones drops yet another dazzling battle sequence.
Katheryn Bigelow’s Detroit showcases a director at the peak of her powers, but without an effective story to tell.
With an outstanding ensemble cast and sharp writing to ground its outlandish subject matter, GLOW is a knockout.
In an already banner year for horror It Comes at Night is another ace, an exercise in restraint and mental terror. Continue reading ‘IT COMES AT NIGHT’ Excels At Psychological Horror
A look at why the sensational show feels so sluggish, and why that might change soon.
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O beautiful for spacious skies! The Americans returns for Season 5.
With horrors both real and metaphorical, Jordan Peele’s directorial debut is a Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner from hell.
Want a leg up in your Oscar pool? I alone (on the site) have seen all fifteen nominated shorts.
Continue reading Reviewing All the Oscar-Nominated Short Films