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REVIEW: Happy Death Day

DeVaughn Taylor by DeVaughn Taylor | Movie Reviews | 0 Comments | 17 Oct 2017

Go shawty… it’s your birthday… If you’re as sick of that song as I am, then the relentless marketing of Happy Death Day certainly did its job. Luckily for us, that is not the only clever surprise of this film. Horror has been…

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REVIEW: Better Watch Out

Musa Chaudhry by Musa Chaudhry | Movie Reviews | 0 Comments | 17 Oct 2017

Better Watch Out deals with ideas of toxic masculinity and how fragile the male ego can be, diving into how men look at women as mirrors, expecting their feelings toward them to be reflected back. When they aren’t reciprocated perfectly, easily-bruised…

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REVIEW: Blade Runner 2049

Ryan McKenna by Ryan McKenna | Movie Reviews | 0 Comments | 08 Oct 2017

Denis Villeneuve is one of the best and most dynamic filmmakers working today. Period. End of discussion. With his ninth feature, he took on an overwhelming challenge for anyone, but something particularly unique for him: making a sequel to a…

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REVIEW: Gerald’s Game

Musa Chaudhry by Musa Chaudhry | Movie Reviews | 0 Comments | 08 Oct 2017

Gerald’s Game is a psychological exploration of a woman’s past scars while simultaneously acting as this surreal head-trip into her psyche, providing haunting imagery, stomach churning flashbacks that will make your blood boil, and an empowering conclusive act of grotesque bravery that…

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REVIEW: Call Me By Your Name

Ryan McKenna by Ryan McKenna | Movie Reviews | 0 Comments | 02 Oct 2017

The festival darling Call Me By Your Name continued its nine month trek with a stop at the Edmonton International Film Festival where I finally had the opportunity to see it. This film is an 80s period coming of age…

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REVIEW: Battle of the Sexes

Ryan McKenna by Ryan McKenna | Movie Reviews | 0 Comments | 02 Oct 2017

Battle of the Sexes is a 2017 sports film that tells the true story of the events surrounding the infamous tennis match between retired tennis star Bobby Riggs and women’s tennis pioneer Billie Jean King. This film, directed by Jonathan…

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