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Eye on the Prize Ep 16 – Best Picture Review – Casablanca

0 Submitted by on Fri, 19 October 2018, 06:45
The Prizefighters return to discuss another Best Picture winner! This time, they are going deep into the vault to discuss one of Hollywood’s most beloved films made during the studio system era: Michael Curtiz’s 1942 masterpiece Casablanca. We’re sure you know the story here. Rick Blaine (Humphrey Bogart) runs a cafe in Casablanca, Morocco in 1941, where the city is Continue Reading...
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Highly Suspect Reviews: The Hate U Give

0 Submitted by on Thu, 18 October 2018, 09:18
Starr (Amandla Stenberg) lives with her mom (Regina Hall) and dad (Russell Hornsby) in a poor, largely African-American neighborhood. But she and her brother get sent to an uptown private school that, surprise, is mostly white kids. Her two worlds both collide and shatter when she witnesses a friend (Algee Smith) get fatally shot down by a police officer during Continue Reading...
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Deliberations of Doom Ep 34 – Streaming Horror Pt 1

0 Submitted by on Mon, 15 October 2018, 09:23
The Doom Patrol is back in a big way because it’s October and us horror freaks got work to do! This week (and next) we’re talking about streaming horror movies…that’s films that you can stream on services like Netflix, Shudder, etc. For this first round we talk about Oculus, Ruin Me, Dead Shack, and Mom & Dad. You can now subscribe Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: All About Nina

0 Submitted by on Fri, 12 October 2018, 11:57
There’s nothing funny about Nina Geld’s life. She’s a stand-up comedian with an acerbic tongue, a chip on her shoulder and a bad habit to get in bed with the wrong guys. However, when she heads to Los Angeles to audition for a prime time comedy show, she meets the man of her dreams in the form of Rafe. Will Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: Bikini Moon

0 Submitted by on Fri, 12 October 2018, 11:51
Oh boy…this review is going to be a doozy. Justin and Davey discuss this new film Bikini Moon from director Milcho Manchevski (Before the Rain), a faux-documentary where a group of young independent filmmakers come across a mentally unstable Iraq War veteran who calls herself ‘Bikini.’ They soon become fascinated with her and decide to dedicate their time helping her Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: Stella’s Last Weekend

0 Submitted by on Fri, 12 October 2018, 11:43
How does one prepare for the impending death of a family dog? Why, by throwing a goodbye party for them while dealing with love triangles of course! Written, directed by and starring Polly Draper (thirtysomething), the film follows two brothers named Jack and Oliver, played by real-life brothers Nat and Alex Wolff respectively, planing for one last weekend with their Continue Reading...
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Highly Suspect Reviews: First Man

0 Submitted by on Thu, 11 October 2018, 09:51
Damien Chazelle (Whiplash, LaLa Land) firmly takes the reigns on awards season (again) with his story of Neil Armstrong, the first man to step foot on the moon, here played by, of course, Ryan Gosling with Claire Foy as his wife Janet and a SIZABLE cast of other famous faces as pretty much everyone else involved with before, during, and Continue Reading...
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Highly Suspect Reviews: Bad Times at the El Royale

0 Submitted by on Thu, 11 October 2018, 09:48
Drew Goddard (The Cabin in the Woods) returns for his sophomore effort at directing a feature film with this period piece crime film with seven strangers who meet at a hotel at the crossroads of Nevada and California, each with purposes different from how they initially appear. With Jon Hamm, Chris Hemsworth, Dakota Johnson, Jeff Bridges and more, you better Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: Colette

0 Submitted by on Fri, 05 October 2018, 10:20
Justin and Davey continue exploring their new favorite genre to review together: lesbian historical biographies. This time, they’re exploring the life of famous French author Sidonie-Gabrielle Colette, played here by Keira Knightley. Following her marriage to socialite and libertine Henry ‘Willy’ Gauthier-Villars, she is encouraged to write a novel as a means of expressing herself. Things get complicated, however, when Continue Reading...
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