Streaming review: “Brigsby Bear” (2017)

“Brigsby Bear” (2017) Comedy/Drama Running Time: 97 minutes Written by: Kyle Mooney & Kevin Costello Directed by: Dave McCary Featuring: Kyle Mooney, Mark Hamill, Greg Kinnear, Matt Walsh, Michaela Watkins, Jorge Lendeborg Jr. and Ryan Simpkins It can sometimes be refreshing to watch a comedy that has a real heart but does not compromise on its set up, it characters or its eventual …

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Television/Streaming review: “Project Blue Book – Episode Five – Foo Fighters” (2019)

“Project Blue Book - Episode Five – Foo Fighters” (2019)  Sci-Fi Ten Episodes Created by: David O'Leary Featuring: Aidan Gillen, Laura Mennell, Michael Harney, Ksenia Solo, Michael Malarkey Crop Circle: "An area of standing crops which has been flattened in the form of a circle or more complex pattern. No general cause of crop circles has been identified although various natural …

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Television/Streaming review: “The Passage – Episode Three – That Never Should Have Happened to You” (2019)

"The Passage – Episode Three - That should never have happened to you" (2019) Ten Episodes Created by: Liz Heldens based on the novels written by Justin Cronin Featuring: Mark-Paul Gosselaar, Saniyya Sidney, Vincent Piazza, Brianne Howey McKinley Belcher III, Jamie McShane, Caroline Chikezie, Emmanuelle Chriqui Fanning: "Let him know your story" The third episode has arrived of the show based on the …

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Streaming review: “Black Spot” (Zone Blanche) (2018)

"Black Spot" (Zone Blanche) (2018) Television/Drama Eight Episodes Created & written by: Mathieu Missoffe Directed by: Thierry Poiraud and Julien Despaux Featuring: Suliane Brahim, Hubert Delattre,and Laurent Capelluto Franck Siriani: "Your murder rate is six times the national average!" Some television shows wear their influences out in the open begging to be compared and judged on …

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Streaming review: “Cobra Kai Season One” (2018)

“Cobra Kai Season One” (2018) Television 10 Episodes Produced by: Jon Hurwitz, Hayden Schlossberg, and Josh Heald Featuring: Ralph Macchio and William Zabka Amanda: "What is going on?" Anthony: "Dad is about to fight this guy." Daniel: "Amanda, just please go inside. This is between me and Sensei Lawrence." Amanda: "Yeah, you two seem to have this pretty …

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TV review: “Louis Theroux: Dark States” (2017)

“Louis Theroux: Dark States” (2017) Documentary Created, written & presented by: Louis Theroux The last time we saw Louis Theroux was his revisitation to a subject that seems to have haunted him for some time, he obviously felt like he needed to revisit, this was “Louis Theroux: Saville” (2016) – an analysis of himself, something …

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Streaming review: “Mindhunter – Season One” (2017)

“Mindhunter - Season One” (2017) TV Series/Drama Episodes: 10 Created by: Joe Penhall & Jennifer Haley Featuring: Jonathan Groff, Holt McCallany, Anna Torv and Hannah Gross John Douglas: “[Talking about Monte Rissell] ...and like Ed Kemper he was able to convince the psychiatrist he was making excellent progress while he was actually killing human beings. …

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Streaming review: “Icarus” (2017)

“Icarus” (2017) Documentary Running Time: 121 minutes Directed by: Bryan Fogel Featuring: Bryan Fogel Tagline: “Truth is the new banned substance.” Since the advent of reality television there have been more documentaries made about people’s lives than ever before, but it was not until the 2004 documentary “Super Size Me” (2004) directed by Morgan Spurlock …

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Streaming review: “The Mist” (2017 – )

“The Mist” (2017) Fantasy/Horror 10 Episodes Produced by: Guy J. Louthan and Amanda Segel Featuring: Morgan Spector, Alyssa Sutherland, Gus Birney, Danica Curcic, Okezie Morro, Luke Cosgrove, Darren Pettie, Russell Posner and Frances Conroy An unexplained mist slowly envelops the city of Bridgton, Maine, creating an almost impenetrable barrier to visibility. The residents of the town …

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Streaming Review: “American Gods” (2017 – ) Episode Three: “Head Full of Now”

“American Gods” (2017) Fantasy/Horror 8 Episodes Produced by: Bryan Fuller and Michael Green Featuring: Ricky Whittle, Emily Browning, Crispin Glover, Bruce Langley, Yetide Badaki, Pablo Schreiber and Ian McShane The series focuses on Shadow Moon, a man serving three years in prison. With only days remaining in his sentence, Shadow is given an unexpected early release after …

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Review: “Killing Reagan” (2016)

"Killing Reagan” (2016) Drama/True Story Running Time: 100 minutes Director: Rod Lurie Featuring: Tim Matheson, Cynthia Nixon, Joel Murray, Joe Chrest, Kyle S. More Cop: “You don’t look like the guy that shot the President.” Based on the book of the same name, by right wing Fox broadcaster Bill O’Reilly, this new film produced by …

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Review: “Mascots” (2016)

“Mascots” (2016) Comedy/Mockumentary Running Time: 89 minutes Director: Christopher Guest Featuring: Parker Posey, Bob Balaban, Christopher Guest, Jane Lynch, Jennifer Coolidge “Mascots” is Christopher Guests return to a genre he helped make famous – the mockumentary - with “This is Spinal Tap” (1984) and his last attempt at it, the excellent and underrated “A Mighty …

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“Yoga Hosers” (2016)

“Yoga Hosers” (2016) Running Time: 88 minutes Director: Kevin Smith Featuring: Lily-Rose Depp, Harley Quinn Smith, Johnny Depp, Jason Mewes, Genesis Rodriguez, Ralph Garman, Justin Long, Vanessa Paradis, Hayley Joel Osmont Colleen McKenzie: “I’m not even supposed to be here today!” If you are not willing to sit back and enjoy this farce for what …

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