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Television/Streaming review: “The Terror” (2018) – Episodes Four & Five

“The Terror” (2018) Episodes Four & Five Fantasy/Horror 10 Episodes Developed by: David Kajganich Featuring: Jared Harris, Tobias Menzies, Paul Ready, Adam Nagaitis, Ian Hart, Nive Nielsen, Ciarán Hinds “The Terror” is a fictionalized account of Captain Sir John Franklin’s lost expedition of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror to the Arctic, in 1845–1848, to locate the Northwest Passage. Franklin and his crew are plagued by starvation and illness, and forced […]

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Television/Streaming review: “The Terror” (2018) – Episode Three

“The Terror” (2018 – ) Episode Three Fantasy/Horror 10 Episodes Developed by: David Kajganich Featuring: Jared Harris, Tobias Menzies, Paul Ready, Adam Nagaitis, Ian Hart, Nive Nielsen, Ciarán Hinds “The Terror” is a fictionalized account of Captain Sir John Franklin’s lost expedition of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror to the Arctic, in 1845–1848, to locate the Northwest Passage. Franklin and his crew are plagued by starvation and illness, and forced […]

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Television review: “Save me” (2018)

“Save Me – Series One” (2018) Drama/Mystery 6 Episodes Developed by: Lennie James Directed by: Nick Murphy Featuring: Lennie James,Suranne Jones, Stephen Graham, Jason Flemyng, Susan Lynch, Kerry Godliman, Nadine Marshall, Barry Ward, Jimmy Walker “Save Me” (2018) revolves around Nelson “Nelly” Rowe, a down-and-out whose life is turned upside down when Jody, the estranged daughter he fathered thirteen years […]

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Streaming review: “The Titan” (2018)

“The Titan” (2018) Sci-Fi Running Time: 99 minutes Written by: Max Hurwitz Directed by: Lennart Ruff Featuring: Sam Worthington, Taylor Schilling, Tom Wilkinson,Agyness Deyn, Nathalie Emmanuel, Corey Johnson, Aleksandar Jovanovic Another week and another Netflix original movie, this time a genre piece called “The Titan” (2018) something of a Sci-Fi experiment, obviously shot on the cheap with inexperienced director as well as […]

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Television/Streaming review: “The Terror” (2018) – Episodes One & Two

“The Terror” (2018 – ) Episode One & Two Fantasy/Horror 10 Episodes Developed by: David Kajganich Featuring: Jared Harris, Tobias Menzies, Paul Ready, Adam Nagaitis, Ian Hart, Nive Nielsen, Ciarán Hinds “The Terror” is a fictionalized account of Captain Sir John Franklin’s lost expedition of HMS Erebus and HMS Terror to the Arctic, in 1845–1848, to locate the Northwest Passage. Franklin and his crew are plagued by starvation and illness, […]

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Streaming review: “Annihilation” (2018)

“Annihilation” (2018) Sci-Fi/Horror Running Time: 115 minutes Written & Directed by: Alex Garland Featuring: Natalie Portman, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Gina Rodriguez, Tessa Thompson, Tuva Novotny, and Oscar Isaac The Psychologist: “It’s destroying everything.” The Biologist: “It’s not destroying… It’s making something new.” When it comes to genre television and films Netflix really runs the gamut from incredibly complex high quality projects like last years “Stranger Things” […]

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Streaming review: “The Ritual” (2017)

“The Ritual” (2017) Horror Running Time: 94 minutes Written by: Joe Barton Directed by: David Bruckner Featuring:  Rafe Spall, Arsher Ali, Robert James-Collier and Sam Troughton Dom: “My old scoutmaster used to say ‘If the shortcut was a shortcut, it wouldn’t be called a shortcut, it would be called a route’.” It seems like 2017 was a banner year for horror movies all over the world, […]

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DVD & Streaming review: “A Dark Song” (2016)

“A Dark Song” (2016) Horror/Fantasy/Drama Running Time: 99 minutes Written & Directed by: Liam Gavin Featuring: Steve Oram and Catherine Walker Joseph Solomon: “You’ve been looking shit up on the Internet. No, this is Gnosticism.”  Sophia Howard: “I was told it was based on the Kabbalah.”  Joseph Solomon: “It’s there as grammar. A structure. The Kabbalah is an exploration of god. We’re doing something much darker…” […]

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Streaming Review: “Altered Carbon – Season One” (2018)

“Altered Carbon” (2018) TV Series/Sci-Fi Episodes: 10 Created by: Laeta Kalogridis based on ‘Altered Carbon’ by Richard K. Morgan Featuring: Joel Kinnaman, Renée Elise Goldsberry, James Purefoy, Martha Higareda, Dichen Lachman, Leonardo Nam, Chris Connor, Ato Essandoh, Trieu Tran Laurens Bancroft: “This is where I was murdered.” The nadir of cyberpunk themed films is most definitely Ridley Scotts now classic “Blade Runner”(1982), […]

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Streaming review: “The Cloverfield Paradox” (2018)

“The Cloverfield Paradox” (2018) Sci-Fi/Horror Running Time: 102 minutes Written by: Oren Uziel and Doug Jung Directed by: Julius Onah Featuring: Daniel Brühl, Elizabeth Debicki, Aksel Hennie, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Chris O’Dowd, John Ortiz, David Oyelowo, and Zhang Ziyi Mundy: “That’s my fucking arm!” In this modern age can a movie still be surprising, when there is twenty four hour coverage of behind the scenes stories as well as […]

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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 payoff. So many times movies […]

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Streaming review: “Stranger Things 2” (2017)

“Stranger Things 2” (2017) TV Series/Drama/Sci-Fi/Horror Episodes: Nine Created by: The Duffer Brothers Featuring:  Winona Ryder, David Harbour, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Gaten Matarazzo, Caleb McLaughlin, Natalia Dyer, Charlie Heaton, Cara Buono, Sean Astin, Paul Reiser When Netflix released the Duffer Brothers created “Stranger Things” in 2016 there is no way in the world that anyone could have known that it would become one of the top […]

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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 Theroux does not often do, […]

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Streaming review: “Mindhunter” (2017)

“Mindhunter” (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. This is kind of a sick version of […]

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Streaming review: “Tin Star” (2017)

“Tin Star” (2017) Drama 10 Episodes Produced & Created by: Rowan Joffe Featuring: Tim Roth, Christina Hendricks, Leanne Best, Christopher Heyerdahl, Roark Critchlow Episodes: Fun and (S)Laughter Directed by: Rowan Joffe; Cinematographer: Dale McCready The Kid Directed by: Marc Jobst; Cinematographer: Paul Sarossy Comfort of Strangers Directed by: Alice Troughton; Cinematographer: Dale McCready  Jack Directed by: Marc Jobst; Cinematographer: Paul Sarossy  Bait Directed by: […]