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Review: A Simple Favor

A Simple Favor. It’s going to be hard to beat Searching when it comes to the “someone goes missing and isn’t quite what you thought they were” genre. But A Simple Favor is going to try, leaning in to the … Continue reading

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Review: The Predator (2018)

The Predator. The original Predator is a classic and one of my personal favorite monster films. The sequels have been a little iffy though, including the two Aliens vs. Predator movies. This most recent sequel has a lot of ground … Continue reading

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Review: Peppermint

Peppermint. Jennifer Garner got her first break in the action drama Alias so it’s nice to see her returning to her badass roots. This rated-R bloodbath is quite different than her other recent outings, so does it succeed? The gist. Riley … Continue reading

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Review: Kin (2018)

Kin. I didn’t really have high hopes going into Kin. It’s based on a short film made by the co-directors Jonathan and Josh Baker, who garnered the attention of some big financiers and were able to recreate it as a full-length movie. … Continue reading

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Review: Searching

Searching. When I first saw the trailer for Searching, I was super intrigued. It’s shot entirely through computers, laptops, phones, etc. So everything we see on-screen is either a FaceTime call or a news report or someone typing and browsing the … Continue reading

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Review: Mile 22

Mile 22. We follow a covert team of soldiers, off the books and off the record. This team is led on the ground by James (Mark Wahlberg) and is observed from a distance by Bishop (John Malkovich). This movie takes … Continue reading

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Review: Alpha

Alpha. This movie tells a fictional story about what could have likely happened 20,000 years ago, when the neanderthals first learned to domesticate dogs and use them as hunters. So in this story Keda (Kodi Smit-McPhee) is the son of … Continue reading

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