WIN ‘LOGAN LUCKY’ ON BLU-RAY!!!!

Blu-Ray/DVD, Giveaways/Contests, Movies ‐ December 04, 2017
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There’s nothing wrong with sticking with what’s familiar…

Life for the Logan brothers has always seemed to be a little cursed and when Jimmy (Channing Tatum) gets let go from his job and he’s at his wits end, he enlists the help of his brother Clyde (Adam Driver) to finally change their fortunes and break the family curse.  They plan to do that by executing an elaborate heist at the Charlotte Motor Speedway during the Coca-Cola 600, the biggest NASCAR race of the season.

It’s Oceans 7/11 as director Steven Soderbergh returns to the silver screen and thanks to our friends at …

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WIN ‘AMERICAN ASSASSIN ON BLU-RAY!!!!’

Blu-Ray/DVD, Giveaways/Contests, Movies ‐ December 04, 2017
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The global war on terror has taken some unique turns…

American Assassin takes us into the life of Mitch Rapp (Dylan O’Brien) a young man whose life gets turned upside down after a terrorist attack and ends up as a CIA black-ops recruit under the instruction of Cold War veteran Stan Hurley (Michael Keaton).  The pair is then enlisted by CIA Deputy Director Irene Kennedy (Sanaa Lathan) to investigate a wave of apparently random attacks on both military and civilian targets.  Together the three discover a pattern in the violence, leading them to a joint mission with a lethal Turkish agent …

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A Southern Fried Return: Our Review of ‘Logan Lucky’ on Blu-Ray

Blu-Ray/DVD, Movies ‐ December 04, 2017
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A Southern Fried Return: Our Review of ‘Logan Lucky’ on Blu-Ray

There’s something to be said about returning to one’s comfort zones…

We mark the return to the silver screen of cinematic auteur Steven Soderbergh and his new film Logan Lucky as we see him hitting some familiar but tried and true beats with a fun all be it familiar affair that sees him easing back into filmmaking territory that he has explored before.

Life for the Logan brothers has always seemed to be a little cursed and when Jimmy (Channing Tatum) gets let go from his job and he’s at his wits end, he enlists the help of his …

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Strong Yet Not: Our Review of ‘Radius’

Movies, Theatrical ‐ December 03, 2017
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Strong Yet Not: Our Review of ‘Radius’

Speculative fiction doesn’t have to be big, it can be small. It can use natural settings and as few characters as possible. This movie really just has two. Well really, a third character (Naziriy Demkowicz) doesn’t count because he pops in at Radius‘s halfway mark. Other minor characters conveniently die while the lead character survives a car accident, not knowing who he is. He holes up in a farmhouse as he tries to remember his identity.

The Canadian writer-director team Caroline Labreche and Stevee Leonard is behind the film. And it lets this man walk around and discover things. Both he and the …

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“They’re Back”: Our Review Of ‘Todd And The Book of Pure Evil: The End of the End’

Movies, Theatrical, Theatrical ‐ December 03, 2017
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Just like the demonic forces that wreak havoc in the halls of Crowley High, cancelled series, Todd and the Book of Pure Evil, is back from the dead. A little bit Buffy the Vampire Slayer, a little bit Ash vs Evil Dead, and a little bit Deathgasm, the show amassed a devoted following during its all-too-short two season run. Now, the series’ unlikely band of heroes are back in the animated movie, Todd and the Book of Pure Evil: The End of the End. Long-time fans will be happy to jump right back into the show’s enjoyable blend of low …

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The Backrooms of War: Our Review of ‘Churchill’

Movies, VOD/iTunes/DigitalDownload ‐ December 03, 2017
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The war on the battlefield comes home more often than we ever care to admit…

Churchill takes us into the later days of the Second World War with so much at stake and uncertainty in the air as once fabled hero of WWI is trying to lead his nation but not from where he’d necessarily like to be.

 

The Price of Brilliance: Our Review of ‘Big Time’

Movies, Theatrical ‐ December 01, 2017
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The Price of Brilliance: Our Review of ‘Big Time’
  • Release Date: 12/1/2017

Genius always has its costs…

Big Time provides a unique glimpse at the emotional and physical costs that come into play when deemed to be a genius in your given field but it lacks any real depth or stakes simply conveying a story that it’s ‘hard’ to be brilliant.

Bjarke Ingels started out as a young man dreaming of creating cartoons. Now, he has been named “one of architecture’s biggest stars” by The Wall Street Journal. Big Time follows Bjarke during the course of 5 years (2011-2016), while he struggles to finish his biggest project so far. We are let into Bjarke’s …

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A Hairy Oddity: Our Review of ‘Another Wolfcop’

Movies, Theatrical ‐ December 01, 2017
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A Hairy Oddity: Our Review of ‘Another Wolfcop’

When you’re living in the basement, and wallowing in your own filth even the slightest rise out of the gutter is kind of a monumental thing.

It’s rare, but sequels can actually be better than their original counterparts, it happens.  Believe it or not as Another Wolfcop actually joins the rarified air of films like Empire Strikes Back & The Godfather Part II in being a sequel that surpasses its original based on the sheer brilliance of the fact that it actually leans into its gonzo nature and stops trying to make a remote lick of sense thanks to the fact …

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WIN PASSES TO AN ADVANCE SCREENING OF ‘THE SHAPE OF WATER’!!!!

Giveaways/Contests, Movies, Theatrical, TIFF 2017 ‐ December 01, 2017
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The Shape of Water is set against the backdrop of Cold War era America circa 1963. In the hidden high-security government laboratory where she works, lonely Elisa (Sally Hawkins) is trapped in a life of silence and isolation. Elisa’s life is changed forever when she and co-worker Zelda (Octavia Spencer) discover a secret classified experiment.

From master storyteller Guillermo del Toro, this is simply one of those movies that you just can’t miss and thanks to our friends at Fox Searchlight Pictures we have some passes to advance screenings of The Shape of Water in Toronto (Wed Dec. 6th), Vancouver (Wed. …

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Aimless Desires: Our Review of ‘Beach Rats’ on VOD

Movies, VOD/iTunes/DigitalDownload ‐ November 30, 2017
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Those aimless and directionless days we’ve all had exploring can lead to some fairly dark and kind of weird places…

While writer/director Eliza Hittman follows up her award winning It Felt Like Love here with Beach Rats hitting on some similar yet poignant themes the film ends up being a little too clunky and not nearly as important or deep as it thinks it is.

Frankie (Harris Dickinson) is an aimless teenager on the outer edges of Brooklyn who is having a miserable summer. With his father dying and his mother wanting him to find a girlfriend, Frankie escapes by causing trouble with his delinquent friends …

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