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A tight, relevant reboot of ‘The Invisible Man’ is visibly successful

“The Invisible Man” is the latest of many attempts by Universal Pictures to reboot their classic monster movies. The filmmaker behind this reboot is Australian writer/director Leigh Whannell, the co-creator of the “Saw” franchise and… Read More...

The way of the fan: a brief retrospective of Disney’s ‘Star Wars’

If it isn’t already clear from the headline, I am a huge Star Wars fan and have loved the franchise ever since I watched the original trilogy on my grandparents’ VHS. Throughout these three films,… Read More...

‘Dr. Sleep’ is a worthy follow-up to two classics

“Doctor Sleep” is a sequel to the classic Stanley Kubrick horror film “The Shining,” both of which are based on bestselling Stephen King novels. This movie follows an older Danny Torrance (Ewan McGregor), who is… Read More...

‘The Lighthouse’ shines

“The Lighthouse” is a new psychological thriller from Robert Eggers, director of the critically acclaimed indie horror film “The Witch” (or “The VVitch” as it is often stylized). The movie revolves around two lighthouse keepers,… Read More...

‘It 2’ is a thoroughly watchable sequel

“It: Chapter Two” is the long-anticipated sequel to the 2017 blockbuster horror film “It.” Set 27 years after the original, “It: Chapter Two” follows The Losers’ Club as adults who reunite in their hometown of… Read More...

‘Free Solo’ doc climbs to great heights

“Free Solo” is a 2018 documentary from Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi. The film follows Alex Honnold, who in June 2017 became the first free solo climber to conquer the 3000 foot high El… Read More...

Glass is the Movie Shyamalan Fans have been Waiting For

“Glass” is the latest feature from writer/director M. Night Shyamalan and is the long-anticipated conclusion to his “Eastrail 177” trilogy that started in 2000 with “Unbreakable” and continued in 2017 with “Split.” The latter is… Read More...

Halloween (2018) Review

“Halloween” (2018) is the latest entry in the long running horror franchise that started way back in 1978 with John Carpenter’s “Halloween.” Set 40 years after the events of the first film and ignoring all… Read More...

‘Searching’ innovates with computer-screen film genre

“Searching” is the latest thriller that takes place entirely on computer screens and smartphones. The film revolves around a San Jose-based father named David Kim (John Cho) who is concerned when his sixteen-year-old daughter Margot… Read More...

‘The Disaster Artist’ depicts the making of ‘The Room’ with stellar cinematography and acting

“The Disaster Artist” is a biopic about “The Room,” the most iconic “so bad it’s good” movie of all time. This story revolves around aspiring actor Greg Sestero (Dave Franco) who befriends another aspiring actor… Read More...
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