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Review: “The Little Things”

* D The Little Things is a crime drama that stars Denzel “McCall” Washington as a damaged ex-homicide detective who stumbles onto the return of the serial killer who ended his career. His successor, played by Rami “Mercury” Malek, invites … Continue reading

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My Most Anticipated Films in 2021

Update: Morbius has now been delayed again, and won’t be released until January 2022. 2020 was a weird year for movies. I expect 2021 will be a bit more normal, but time will tell. Looking ahead to the year to … Continue reading

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Review of “Archenemy”

C * * Archenemy is a low budget superhero film with a twist: the “hero”, Max Fist (Joe Manganiello), is a homeless alcoholic who claims that he was transported to our dimension while saving his own city, Chromium, from his … Continue reading

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Review: “Jennifer’s Body”

* * * B Jennifer’s Body is a horror film from 2009. While serious, it has some self-aware comedy that makes it much lighter fare that, for example, “Let Me In”. The horror premise is very weak. Since it comes … Continue reading

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Review of “Mortal”

* * C Mortal is a Norwegian film about an American, Eric, who has come to Norway to find out about his past. He’s living in the woods, it turns out, because the farm where his ancestral family lived was … Continue reading

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Review of “Coma” (English dub)

* * * B Coma is a Russian science fiction film about a world built from the memories of people in comas. An architect wakes up in this bizarre world, only to be attacked by a mysterious being known as … Continue reading

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Review of “The Invisible Man”

* * * B I finally got around to watching the 2020 remake of H.G.Wells classic “The Invisible Man”. This film does an excellent job at coming at the story with a fresh take. The viewpoint character is a woman … Continue reading

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Review of “The Last Days of American Crime

* D This near future science fiction film, based on a graphic novel, has a premise that I found hard to suspend my disbelief for. That is, the US government is about to roll out nationwide mind control that prevents … Continue reading

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Review of “The Old Guard”

* * * B Charlize “Furiosa” Theron leads a band of immortal mercenaries. While they are hunting down an employer (Chiwetel Ejiofor) who has betrayed them, a new immortal (KiKi Layne) is born. An action filled story leads to a … Continue reading

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Review of “Debt Collectors”

* * C Two debt collectors for the mob, French (Scott Adkins) and Sue (Louis Mandylor, who played Tula’s brother in My Big Fat Greek Wedding) set out to collect three debts for their boss Tommy. There is plenty of … Continue reading

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