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Pet Sematary (2019) Fails to Live Up to or Outdo the Original [Review]

Pet Sematary (2019) sees Rachel (Amy Seimetz) and Louis Creed (Jason Clarke) pack up their children (Jeté Laurence and Hugo Lavoie) and their belongings to make the move from the bustling metropolis o...

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A Vigilante Eschews Exploitation [Blu-Ray Review]

Sarah Daggar-Nickson’s A Vigilante opts for a decidedly stoic approach towards material often made salacious. Even when filmmakers seek to respectfully elevate the voices and experiences of the exploi...

Funny Games

Funny Games will Resensitize You to Violence [Blu-ray Review]

Funny Games is structured around a series of escalating, violent games. On the way to their lake home, Anna (Susanne Lothar) and Georg (Ulrich Mühe) try to guess the opera song the other plays on the ...

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Us is Terrifying and Original [Blu-ray Review]

Us tells the story of The Wilson’s, an American family whose peaceful existence is shattered when they are introduced to identical shadow versions of themselves. The doppelgängers wreak hav...

Lost in Space Soars After Slow Start [Blu-ray Review]

In 1965, Irwin Allen created one of the most beloved science fiction television shows with Lost in Space. The idea was a new take on Johann David Wyss’ Swiss Family Robinson. A remake film adaption wa...

The Haunting of Sharon Tate

The Haunting of Sharon Tate is Far From Perfect but Not Entirely Without Merit [Review]

The Haunting of Sharon Tate very loosely reimagines the Manson Family murders that took place at 10050 Cielo Drive. The film focuses on Sharon Tate’s nightmares and the question of whether our f...

The Cleaning Lady

The Cleaning Lady is Unsettling From Start to Finish

To an outsider looking in, Alice seems to have it all: She’s beautiful, has a fancy apartment, a booming career and a loving boyfriend. The catch? He’s married to someone else. Between att...

Blue Velvet Reveals It’s Still a Strange World [Blu-ray Review]

Criterion has demonstrated once again their appreciation for the devoted film lover. The picture quality in this special edition Blu-ray of David Lynch’s 1986 feature Blue Velvet looks beautiful. In a...

The Prodigy

The Prodigy Disappoints in Spite of a Promising Premise [Review]

Horror creators have a challenge balancing realism and respecting their audience. A vampire could come out of the closet behind me and sink its fangs into my neck now. As a skeptic, I would be hard-pr...

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