FlixChatter Review – THE HUSTLE (2019)

Directed by: Chris Addison Written by: Stanley Shapiro, Paul Henning, Dale Launer, and Jac Schaeffer The Hustle follows two con artists: bold and brash Penny (Rebel Wilson) and cool, calculating, professional Josephine (Anne Hathaway). The two meet when Penny travels to the glamorous French Riviera town where Josephine lives in the hopes of scoring some bigger …

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FlixChatter Review – Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald (2018)

Review by: Laura Schaubschlager I just saw Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald and once again, I have to separate my feelings as a die-hard 20-year-long Harry Potter fan from my thoughts as a movie critic. While I have a lot of gripes about how lazy J.K. Rowling's later additions and retcons to the Wizarding …

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HALLOWEEN SPECIAL: Count Orlok’s Nightmare Gallery – Salem’s Horror Museum

Special Halloween's Post courtesy of LAURA SCHAUBSCHLAGER It's almost Halloween's Eve and today we've got a special post from our horror correspondent Laura, who's recently traveled to Salem to celebrate her birthday! While there, she got to talk with the founder/owner James about the popular attraction, which boast an amazing artistry and production details that …

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FlixChatter Review – HALLOWEEN (2018)

Directed by: David Gordon Green 2018's Halloween follows Final Girl Laurie Strode (Jamie Lee Curtis) 40 years after her traumatic run-in with Michael Myers (James Jude Courtney and Nick Castle) during his Halloween night killing spree. Now an agoraphobic survivalist, she prepares for Michael's inevitable return, putting a strain on her relationship with her daughter Karen …

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FlixChatter Review – The Nun (2018)

While I'm a fan of horror in general, I prefer the supernatural/paranormal sub-genre, and The Conjuring film series is easily one of my favorites out of the more recent paranormal horror movies. I always try to go into screenings with an open mind, but I couldn't help having high expectations with The Nun. The Nun …

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FlixChatter Review – AHOCKALYPSE (2018)

Directed By: Wayne Harry Johnson Jr. Written By: Wayne Harry Johnson Jr., Craig Patrick (story by) Runtime: 1 hour 19 minutes Comedy isn't an easy film genre to get right, and horror comedy is even more difficult. Striking a balance can be challenging, and there's a fine line between poking fun at horror tropes and …

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FlixChatter Review – The Meg (2018)

The Meg, short for "megalodon," refers to a massive prehistoric shark dwelling below what scientists initially believed to be the ocean floor. When a team of explorers is trapped in their submarine and at the mercy of the enormous creature, it's up to disgraced deep-sea rescue diver Jonas Taylor (Jason Statham) to save them. On …

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FlixChatter Review – Hereditary (2018)

Directed By: Ari Aster Written By: Ari Aster Runtime: 127 minutes Hereditary begins with Annie Graham (Toni Collette), her husband Steve (Gabriel Byrne), and her children Peter (Alex Wolf) and Charlie (Milly Shapiro) coping with the recent death of Annie's mother. Strange and terrifying events quickly begin to occur following the family matriarch's passing, hinting …

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FlixChatter Review – Truth or Dare (2018)

Directed By: Jeff Wadlow Written By: Jillian Jacobs, Michael Reisz, Christopher Roach, Jeff Wadlow Runtime: 1h 40min When I first saw the preview for Truth or Dare, I thought it looked pretty stupid, but I did my best to keep an open mind going into the screening. I've been surprised before by horror movies that …

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FlixChatter Review – Ready Player One (2018)

Directed By: Steven Spielberg Written By: Zak Penn & Ernest Cline Runtime: 2hrs 20min Before seeing Ready Player One, I had to remind myself to judge it as a stand-alone movie rather than a book adaptation. I've read the book several times and thoroughly enjoyed it for the most part, and I didn't want to …

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