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Why ‘The Shed’ Asks Too Much of Hardcore Horror Fans
1 day ago

Why ‘The Shed’ Asks Too Much of Hardcore Horror Fans

Dumb and horror go together like peas and carrots, to paraphrase a Gumpian prophet.

Half the fun of watching horror movies is mentally screaming for the heroes to do anything …
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‘Charlie’s Angels’ – Kicks, Punches and Feminist Lectures
1 day ago

‘Charlie’s Angels’ – Kicks, Punches and Feminist Lectures

“Charlie’s Angels” 3.0 basks in feminist groupthink before finding its true north.

It’s “Fast & Furious” lite. Very, very lite.

The unnecessary reboot for a marginal TV series exists for …
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‘Doctor Sleep’ Is the ‘Shining’ Sequel We Fear Most
7 days ago

‘Doctor Sleep’ Is the ‘Shining’ Sequel We Fear Most

Step right up, folks, and get yer tickets to “The Shining” experience!

Author Stephen King can write whatever he wants, including a sequel to his breakthrough novel “The Shining.” Seeing …
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‘Harriet’ Isn’t Equal to the Superlative Subject in Play
2 weeks ago

‘Harriet’ Isn’t Equal to the Superlative Subject in Play

It’s hard to shake the buzz any given project attracts prior to release.

You have to cover your ears, close your eyes and avoid social media to engage with a …
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‘Greener Grass’ Shows Ugly Side of Suburbia, Indie Comedy
2 weeks ago

‘Greener Grass’ Shows Ugly Side of Suburbia, Indie Comedy

Did you hear the one about the boy who dove into a pool and emerged as a dog?

No? That’s because it’s not a remotely funny concept, and it has …
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Feminist ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Refuses to Go Full Woke
2 weeks ago

Feminist ‘Terminator: Dark Fate’ Refuses to Go Full Woke

We didn’t need another “Terminator” movie. “Dark Fate” proves it.

The sixth film in the series essentially rehashes the plot from James Cameron’s 1984 classic.

Been there, terminated that.

Still, …
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Warning: ‘Lighthouse’ Is Perfect, Pretentious Art House Cinema
3 weeks ago

Warning: ‘Lighthouse’ Is Perfect, Pretentious Art House Cinema

“The Lighthouse” marks the second time this year a budding horror auteur showed signs of decline.

First, Ari Asters followed up the masterful “Hereditary” with “Midsommar,” one of the most …
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‘Jojo Rabbit’ Is the Hilarious Nazi Comedy We Deserve
3 weeks ago

‘Jojo Rabbit’ Is the Hilarious Nazi Comedy We Deserve

Mocking Hitler and his Nazi ghouls is like shooting dead fish in a Fisher Price-sized barrel.

It’s already been done, too, and expertly so via “The Producers” more than 50 …
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‘Zombieland: Double Tap’ Delivers Big, Brainless Laughs
4 weeks ago

‘Zombieland: Double Tap’ Delivers Big, Brainless Laughs

A sinking feeling sets in moments after “Zombieland: Double Tap” begins.

Is this another “Zoolander 2?”

The madcap glee that pushed 2009’s “Zombieland” into instant cult status is nowhere to …
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‘Where’s My Roy Cohn?’ Hits Late Lawyer, Trump and Reagan
1 month ago

‘Where’s My Roy Cohn?’ Hits Late Lawyer, Trump and Reagan

There’s an obvious reason “Where’s My Roy Cohn?” is being released in 2019.

The documentary connects the late, disgraced lawyer with President Donald Trump. Unlike the Russia conspiracy hoax, though, …
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