Guest Review: David Cronenberg’s sci-fi body horror ‘Crimes of the Future’ (2022)

Directed by David CronenbergStarring: Viggo Mortensen, Léa Seydoux, Kristen Stewart, Don McKellar, Scott Speedman, Welket Bungué Eight years removed from his last feature, the satirical drama Maps to the Stars (2014), David Cronenberg has returned to his Sci-Fi Body Horror roots – a genre he arguably defined. Not to be confused with his own 1970 …

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FlixChatter Review: Black Adam (2022)

Directed by Jaume Collet-SerraStarring: Dwayne Johnson, Aldis Hodge, Noah Centineo, Sarah Shahi, Quintessa Swindell, Marwan Kenzari, Pierce Brosnan Even before press screening time, word’s already gotten out to not expect much from Collet-Serra’s latest collaboration with The Rock, having directed the star in Disney’s Jungle Cruise (2021) previously. But this may have helped its cause. …

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FlixChatter Review: HALLOWEEN ENDS (2022)

Directed by David Gordon Green Starring: Jamie Lee Curtis, Andi Matichak, James Jude Courtney, Will Patton, Rohan Campbell I have a theory that Michael Myers is actually a Cyberdyne Systems T101 Terminator or the indestructible John Kirby in the Chuck Norris cult sci-fi/slasher Silent Rage (1982). It’s been 44 years since 1978’s Halloween and the …

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FlixChatter Guest Review: BARBARIAN (2022)

Having just recently moved to a new home a week ago, I’m still getting to know my new surroundings. The new smells, unfamiliar layouts, and strangeness of it all is a common sensation during this breaking-in period. Of course, I’ve done a lot of exploring – nooks and crannies, attic closets, boiler rooms, all eliciting …

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FlixChatter Review: Jordan Peele’s NOPE(2022)

A movie trailer’s main function is to advertise a future coming attraction. In essence, it is a commercial, announcing to the masses of so and so’s new movie, starring so and so, and so forth. But film trailers can also be an art form. The worst example of this is the annoying trailer for Bullet …

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FlixChatter Review: Where the Crawdads Sing (2022)

What are crawdads you say? Yes, I had to look this up. The only other reference to crawdads in a film that I can remember was in the Coen Brothers’ highly funny Raising Arizona (1987). Turns out they are crayfish – termed ‘crawdads’ in the central and southern regions of the U.S. In this film …

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FlixChatter Guest Review: You Won’t Be Alone (2022)

Like that perfect sunset we may see only a handful of times in a lifetime, just as rare is experiencing a film that humbly stands out among genre-specific exercises. Not to knock those other films so much as to acquiesce to the fact that there are some good movies, some entertaining ones, and some not …

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