• Sicario (2015) – Raw Review

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    Sicario is as dark and terrifying as any film you will see this year, proving that sometimes the best horror movies aren’t horror at all. This review isn’t going to attempt to question or deconstruct the political and social tones associated with the U.S./Mexico relationship. This is a movie review, not an op-ed on U.S. […]

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  • Insectula (2015) – Raw Review

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    Insectula! is the first film from writer/director Mike Peterson. Intended to be a parody/satire of 1950s/60s monster movies, it’s campiness and extremely low-budget spectacle is sure draw a large cult following.   Monster movies from the 50s/60s are very popular. At a time when the Cold War was in full swing and atomic energy new […]

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  • Blue Ruin (2013) – Raw Review

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    Good but slow. Thats how everyone described Blue Ruin to me. Good but slow. Bullshit. The movie isn’t slow. Deliberate. Methodical. Unforgiving. That’s Blue Ruin.   Trimmed to the bone, Blue Ruin is a revenge story as raw as they come. A modern parable about holding hatred close, yet handled with a narrow focus and […]

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  • Cub (2015) – Raw Review

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    Watching foreign horror movies is always a treat. The quality of the films may not match those of the more mainstream American movies at times, but more often than not non-American horror take risks that Hollywood execs tend to shy away from.   Welp (known as Cub in English speaking countries) is fun and fast […]

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  • Everlasting (2015) – Raw Review

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    Life is hard, even harder when you’re in love. Everlasting is a love story. A love story wrapped in a veil of mystery, intrigue and suspense. A dark and compelling journey into the stygian recesses that dwell deep in the adolescent heart. Powerful and emotionally engaging, Writer/Director Anthony Stabley does a fine job painting a […]

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  • Clinger (2015) – Raw Review

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    Clinger is the sharpest comedy to hit the Horror Genre in years. Mashing comedy and horror is an extremely difficult feat to accomplish in cinema. More often than not funny horror film turn out to be mediocre fare that fall short in both humor and horror, leaving audience dubious about future films. If you ever […]

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  • Honeymoon (2014) – Raw Review

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    One should never know too precisely whom one has married. ~Friedrich Nietzsche   What Honeymoon confirms is that strong chemistry between actors continues to make bad movies tolerable, decent movies better and good movies great. Much like Spring and Everlasting, Honeymoon relies on the relationship between its stars, and just like Spring and Everlasting the […]

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