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October Watch: ‘The Burning Moon’ is Hardcore

0 Submitted by on Fri, 27 October 2017, 16:59
The Burning Moon is grotesque. I’ve spoken a bit about shot-on-video before, so if you’re unfamiliar with the brief and utterly unique subgenre, check it out. While a lot of the most commonly referenced and released are American-made, it’s not limited to a solely state-side phenomenon. Europe, specifically France (Purveyors of classics like Sexandroide) and Germany, produced its fair output Continue Reading...
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October Watch: You Bet Your Ass ‘The Last House on Dead End Street’ Is For Real

0 Submitted by on Wed, 18 October 2017, 17:59
The Last House on Dead End Street is a bowl of cigarettes for breakfast. The empty color palette, snowy and abandoned setting, and dubbed audio track are like flu symptoms. At no point do any characters, killers or victims, retain motivation straying away from the exploitation of others for their own gain or entertainment. The soundtrack is obscure stock music and Continue Reading...
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October Watch: If You Haven’t Seen ‘Noroi’ (2005), You’re Missing Out

0 Submitted by on Tue, 17 October 2017, 16:59
Preface: For the two years I lived with One of Us’s Adain Harr, I endlessly attempted to sit him down to watch Kôji Shiraishi’s Noroi (2005). Every time we searched for something to watch I professed the sheer terror of it’s near-two-hour runtime, but in turn my pleading formed into a running joke between everyone in the apartment. Our lease Continue Reading...
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‘The Exception’ Review

0 Submitted by on Mon, 10 July 2017, 10:59
Keeping in spirit with quiet, independent level (or sporting the feeling of independent level) productions picked up and released by A24 Entertainment (Moonlight, A Ghost Story), The Exception remains a somewhat modest war story. The film follows Captain Stefan Brandt (Jai Courtney) during the onset of World War II as he is assigned to protect Kaiser Wilhelm II (Christopher Plummer) Continue Reading...
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‘Spider-Man: Homecoming’ Trailer #2

0 Submitted by on Wed, 29 March 2017, 11:59
After the impressive first preview for Jon Watts’s Spider-Man: Homecoming, we’ve finally received a second trailer, and one of the major responses pelting social media is a universal “spoiler-warning.” Despite the reveal of several story beats and quite a few action set-pieces, the film’s quality immediately comes across. Aside from obligatory spoiler warning, the glimpses of Peter Parker’s (Tom Holland) life Continue Reading...
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