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A Clever Genre-Shifting Horror That Holds Itself Back From Greatness
A Clever Genre-Shifting Horror That Holds Itself Back From Greatness

Summary The Inheritance sets up expectations but cleverly shifts gears from mystery to horror. The film takes unexpected turns, but suffers from weak character development and a flawed script. Despite the Victorian-era mansion's set design and cinematography creating a spooky…

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Nicolas Cage Is Truly Terrifying In Osgood Perkins’ Instant Classic
Nicolas Cage Is Truly Terrifying In Osgood Perkins’ Instant Classic

The modern horror film is missing a key ingredient that you seemed to always have in decades past—creepiness. Instead of taking your time and allowing dread and terror to hang around you, creeping inside of your brain, modern horror films…

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‘Ghostbusters’ Review – Nostalgia Does the Real Busting in This 80s Classic
‘Ghostbusters’ Review – Nostalgia Does the Real Busting in This 80s Classic

The Big Picture Rick Moranis is hilarious, but underused, leaving a gap in the movie's humor. The wonky CGI has a charm that appeals to the nostalgia for the time. Most of the humor in Ghostbusters falls flat and the…

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Ewan McGregor Shines In Niclas Larsson’s Slightly Surreal Family Drama
Ewan McGregor Shines In Niclas Larsson’s Slightly Surreal Family Drama

A lot of family moments happen around a couch. The couch is a great place for families to connect and discuss life’s ups and downs. But in Niclas Larsson’s new, beautifully crafted family drama, “Mother, Couch,” the sofa at the…

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For Prophet Featured, Reviews Film Threat
For Prophet Featured, Reviews Film Threat

For Prophet, a delightful satire written and directed by Mark Stewart Iverson, playfully pokes fun at the revered holiday classic It’s A Wonderful Life. The film opens with whimsical, nebulous beings engaging in a humorous discussion about human woes. Their…

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‘The Outlaws’ Review – A Western Boiled Down to the Essentials
‘The Outlaws’ Review – A Western Boiled Down to the Essentials

The Big Picture At under 80 minutes, The Outlaws is a lean Western tale of paranoia among a group of outlaws on a quest to find a thief. Committed performances from the cast add life to characters, but the storyline…

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This Brazenly Absurd Science Fiction Thriller Is One Of The Worst Movies Of The Year
This Brazenly Absurd Science Fiction Thriller Is One Of The Worst Movies Of The Year

Summary The story in Lumina is bizarre and incoherent, with missing scenes and poor CGI. The editing is terrible, with excessive ADR and a disappointing quality overall. Despite catchy music, Lumina falls short with unpolished visuals and unresolved plot points.…

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‘Tell Them You Love Me’ Review: Disability, Manipulation, And A Lot Of Discomfort
‘Tell Them You Love Me’ Review: Disability, Manipulation, And A Lot Of Discomfort

For a moment, imagine the following. Lacking the ability to speak, verbalize thoughts, and communicate with others. Imagine, then, a means to overcome such a barrier through a device, not unlike a traditional computer, with additional help provided by a…

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‘Touch’ Review – If You Fell in Love With ‘Past Lives,’ This One’s for You
‘Touch’ Review – If You Fell in Love With ‘Past Lives,’ This One’s for You

The Big Picture Touch explores themes of love, loss, and redemption through a poignant journey of discovery. The film weaves the past and present together beautifully, building emotional weight through nostalgic explorations. Touch develops a strong sense of place and…

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Death of Slim Shady Album Review: A Legend Returns
Death of Slim Shady Album Review: A Legend Returns

Eminem this week released his Death of Slim Shady album and it’s divided people across the world. Some calling for Eminem to be cancelled after lyrics consisting of disabled people and transgender rights send the woke mob into a shivering…

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My Divorce Party Featured, Reviews Film Threat
My Divorce Party Featured, Reviews Film Threat

In America, the divorce rate is around 42%. So, the probability that your newly married friend will get divorced is alarmingly high. This is one of the punchlines in My Divorce Party, a raunchy girl comedy written and directed by…

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Radical Historical Drama Is As Unconventional As The Aristocratic Women It Portrays
Radical Historical Drama Is As Unconventional As The Aristocratic Women It Portrays

Summary Empress Elisabeth's life explored in Sisi & I , focusing on her relationship with Countess Irma. Sandra Hüller and Susanne Wolff deliver natural interactions, portraying complex characters. The movie takes an unconventional approach to Sisi's assassination, highlighting women's relationships…

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