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Movie Review: ‘Deliver Us’ Is A Disturbingly Uncomfortable Revelation

Forget what you know or what you think you know of exorcism, based om what you’ve seen in the movies – specifically The Exorcist. Here you will find no heads spinning nor will you see satanic messages being scratched into the flesh of the possessed individual. You will also NOT bear witness to people being […]

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Danish Zombie Flick ‘Escaping the Dead’ Unleashes Its Trailer

  From writers-directors-producers Martin Sonntag and Bastain Brinch Pedersen comes, Escaping the Dead, a film inspired by a series of articles about the deathdrug “Krokodil” that was published about the same period of time when Ronald Poppo had his face eaten by a naked man hooked on bathsalt in Miami.,   Escaping the Dead begins on […]

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Making a Killing

…with “other things being equal, simpler explanations are generally better than more complex ones.” — Occam’s Razor Read the above statement. This post is about the “docuseries” Making a Murderer, the Netflix “docuseries” that has a second season coming. This post is not about whether Steven Avery is guilty or innocent. It is not about […]

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Robert Altman & Popeye vs. Cynema

A few myths need to be dispelled about the 1980 Robin Williams film,  Popeye. It was NOT a boxoffice failure. It was made for 20 million and grossed well over 60 million. While deemed a “disappointment” by Paramount Pictures, it hardly failed.       2. It is NOT Robin Williams’s worst film. I will argue it […]

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Movie Review: [REC] 4: Apocalypse (2014)

‘[REC] 4: Apocalypse’, the follow up to 2012’s ‘[REC] 3: Genisis’, follows TV reporter Angela Vidal (Velasco) as she is  rescued from a quarantined, zombie infested building. Angela is then transported, along with the men who rescued her, to a converted oil tanker out at sea. The boat has been converted into a floating medical research […]

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