vStanleyville film review

Stanleyville has a simple premise: five contestants compete in a contest to win a brand new habanero-orange compact SUV. Maria joins hoping for a chance at transcendence, but the other four really really want that car. How those players choose to interpret the games is where it all jumps off the rails in this wild

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Lake of the Dead FIlm Review

The Hammer films of the late ’50s and ’60s are my go-to comfort films. I’m particularly partial to ones starring Peter Cushing and Christopher Lee, but honestly, who doesn’t love those? Older horror films don’t have all of the high budget effects and scare gags that a lot of their modern counterparts do, so they

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 A lonely and awkward teen joins a viral internet fad called The World’s Fair Challenge, said to potentially change you mentally and physically. After taking the challenge she begins to post videos of what she is experiencing, catching the attention of a mysterious figure on the internet.  We’re All Going to the World’s Fair is

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Poser Film Review

Finding a sense of belonging is built into the core of human existence. In Poser, the debut feature from filmmakers Noah Dixon and Ori Segev, we delve deep into the underground art and music scene of Columbus, Ohio to explore the story of a twenty-something woman who desperately wants to fit in and discovers just

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Landlocked 2021 film review

LandLocked kicks off with a video recording of a father telling his son that one week after he passes the house will be torn down and everything thrown out. He warns that if there is anything worth keeping it better be out by then. When Mason heeds the call and comes home he finds an

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I’m no stranger to films about sentient cars. I probably watched The Love Bug no fewer than 563 times as a kid and my grandfather always had on reruns of Knight Rider when I would go visit. So the idea of a car that has a mind of its own wasn’t foreign to me, but

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Mad God Film Review

There aren’t many people who can say they have taken thirty years to complete a project. At the current rate, George R.R. Martin might be able to when he finally finishes the Winds of Winter, but in the entertainment, industry time is usually of the essence. Cinematic trends will come and go and so will

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