Monthly Archives: August 2017

Annabelle: Creation – Film Review

The elements of scare are all there. Lights flicker at meal times, footsteps run across the landing at night, the young girl on the top bunk just knows there’s something on the bottom, and there’s a creepy scarecrow back in the woodshed. Plus, Annabelle: Creation does for You Are My Sunshine what Insidious did for […]

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Brigsby Bear – Film Review

Comedian Kyle Mooney’s Brigsby Bear is an odd little film. In fact, the SNL writer/performer’s comedy is so unusually odd, it poses a dilemma: What do you tell without spoiling things for those who want to know nothing? On the other hand, by knowing nothing, how would you decide whether you’ll want to see the […]

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STEP – Film Review

Picking subjects for a documentary is risky business. Recording aspects of reality regarding events already occurred is one thing; you know the outcome – the difficulty is to make the re-telling interesting. But when you’re documenting something as it’s unfolding, with no clear vision as to how things will conclude, filmmakers can never be sure […]

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68 Kill – Film Review

It begins with a close-up of a fly stuck in a drop of honey. The insect willingly steps in, then struggles, then can’t get out. And that pretty much sums up Chip’s relationship with Liza. The septic tank cleaner (Mathew Gay Gubler) is so smitten with the sweetness of his girlfriend (AnnaLynne McCord, who could not […]

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