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Screener Squad: Burning

1 Submitted by on Fri, 09 November 2018, 11:01
The Squad is back and this time they are covering a potential Oscar contender. Burning, South Korea’s submission to the Best Foreign Language category which follows Lee Jong-su (Yoo Ah-in) as he gets romantically involved with an old friend named Shin Hae-mi (Jeon Jong-so). After a trip to Africa, she returns with a new friend she made named Ben (Steven Yeun), who Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: Viper Club

0 Submitted by on Mon, 05 November 2018, 10:01
Susan Sarandon stars in this YouTube Premium film following a mother whose journalist son has been kidnapped in the Middle East. Feeling that the government is not doing enough to ensure his return, she turns to an underground group of journalists and benefactors called the Viper Club in hopes to raise the $20 million that the captors are asking for. Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: The Other Side of the Wind

0 Submitted by on Mon, 05 November 2018, 09:56
Orson Welles never finished this movie in his lifetime due to legal and financial complications, but Netflix and a dedicated team finally assembled the hundreds of hours of footage left behind into the product we have today: The Other Side of the Wind. This self-reflexive Hollywood satire centers on the birthday of a veteran director (John Houston) as he screens his Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: Welcome to Mercy

0 Submitted by on Fri, 02 November 2018, 10:52
The Screener Squad has called upon Brad and London to tackle yet another spooky film set in a European country. This time, they follow the story of a single mother (Kristen Ruhlin, who also wrote the script) as she deals with a stigmata and is sent to a remote convent. There, she must rely on those she can trust to Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: Bodied

0 Submitted by on Fri, 02 November 2018, 10:50
The Screener Squad is laying down some fresh beats with this review of Neon and YouTube Premium’s Bodied. Directed by music video titan Joseph Kahn, the story follows a white progressive graduate student named Adam Merkin (“American Vandal‘s” Callum Worthy). While writing a thesis about the use of offensive racial language in rap battles, he is put into a situation Continue Reading...
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Geeks@Large Episode 36: Junji Ito, Manga’s Master of Horror

0 Submitted by on Wed, 31 October 2018, 10:44
It’s Halloween time once again, gals and ghouls, and we have a delightfully horrifying subject for this episode: manga artist and horror master Junji Ito! Join Taylor and Neil as they discuss the works of Ito, reviewing both his spooky long-form stories, like Uzumaki and his spine-tingling short stories, such as The Human Chair and The Enigma of Amigara Fault. Continue Reading...
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Geeks@Large Episode 35: Back From The Dead!

0 Submitted by on Tue, 30 October 2018, 10:45
It’s been awhile, hasn’t it? Yes, after a bit of an unexpected hiatus, the G@L gang has returned! To make up for lost time, Taylor, Steven, and Neil discuss a variety of topics, including the new Venom film, Sony’s Spider-Man video game and a bunch of trailers for upcoming films! Check out Geeks@Large on Twitter! Check out our movie commentaries Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: Border

0 Submitted by on Fri, 26 October 2018, 10:51
The Screener Squad has embarked on another international mission to review this Cannes Un Certain Regard-winning film. Adapted from a short story by John Ajvide Lindqvist (Let the Right One In), we follow a deformed woman who works for the Swedish customs office who meets a man with not only similar deformities but some of the other heightened senses she has Continue Reading...
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Screener Squad: 22 July

0 Submitted by on Fri, 19 October 2018, 08:16
Paul Greengrass has returned with the latest in his series of ‘made too soon’ movies, this time courtesy of Netflix. Centered on the 2011 Norwegian terrorist attacks conducted by Anders Behring Breivik (Anders Danielsen Lie), we follow the story from the bombing and shooting that claimed the lives of 77 people to Breivik’s final courtroom verdict. Can the victims of Continue Reading...
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