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Arrow Video Review: PROPERTY IS NO LONGER A THEFT (1973)

Arrow Video Review: PROPERTY IS NO LONGER A THEFT (1973)

Today I will be reviewing the dark comedy/drama PROPERTY IS NO LONGER A THEFT (1973) by writer/director Elio Petri. To best describe the story, I will turn to the IMDB plot summary

Movie Review: AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

Movie Review: AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR

Fifteen minutes.

More specifically, the first fifteen minutes.

For it is within these first fifteen minutes that AVENGERS: INFINITY WAR shows us the full power of Thanos.

Blu-ray/DVD Review: STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

Blu-ray/DVD Review: STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI

Welcome witches and warlocks,

Today I will be reviewing the science fiction opera STAR WARS: THE LAST JEDI (2017) by writer/director Rian Johnson.  To best describe the story, I will turn to the IMDB plot summary:

"Rey develops her newly discovered abilities with the guidance of Luke Skywalker, who is unsettled by the strength of her powers. Meanwhile, the Resistance prepares for battle with the First Order."

Arrow Video Review: CINEMA PARADISO

Arrow Video Review: CINEMA PARADISO

Welcome witches and warlocks,

Today I will be reviewing the foreign drama CINEMA PARADISO (1998) by writer/director Giuseppe Tornatore. To best describe the story, I will turn to a modified version of the IMDB plot summary:

"A filmmaker recalls his childhood of falling in love with the pictures at the cinema and forming a deep friendship with the projectionist." 

Blu-ray/DVD Review: DUNKIRK

Blu-ray/DVD Review: DUNKIRK

Welcome witches and warlocks,

Today I will be reviewing the war/thriller DUNKIRK (2017) by writer/director Christopher Nolan. To best describe the story, I will turn to the IMDB plot summary:

"Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire, and France are surrounded by the German army and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II."

Movie Review: BUSHWICK

Movie Review: BUSHWICK

Welcome witches and warlocks,

Today I will be reviewing the action/suspense feature BUSHWICK by directors Cary Murnion and Jonathan Milott. To best describe the story, I will use my own plot summary:

"A young woman bringing her boyfriend home to meet her parents finds her plans going off the rails when an unnamed military force begins attacking her Brooklyn neighborhood. With the help of a former war veteran, she hopes to survive the attack."

Movie Review: BLADE RUNNER 2049

Movie Review: BLADE RUNNER 2049

Welcome witches and warlocks,

Today I will be reviewing the science fiction feature BLADE RUNNER 2049 by director Denis Villeneuve.  To best describe the story, I will turn to the IMDB plot summary:

"A young blade runner’s discovery of a long-buried secret leads him to track down former blade runner Rick Deckard who has been missing for thirty years."

Chattanooga Film Festival Movie Review: SMALL CRIMES

Chattanooga Film Festival Movie Review: SMALL CRIMES

Welcome witches and warlocks,

Today I will be reviewing the dark comedy/noir SMALL CRIMES by writer/director E. L. Katz. To best describe the story, I will turn to the IMDB plot summary:

"A disgraced former cop, fresh off a six-year prison sentence for attempted murder - returns home looking for redemption but winds up trapped in the mess he left behind." 

Boston Underground Film Festival Short Review: THE QUANTIFIED SELF

Boston Underground Film Festival Short Review: THE QUANTIFIED SELF

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Today I will be reviewing the science fiction short THE QUANTIFIED SELF by writer/director Gleb Osatinski. To best describe the story, I will turn to the IMDB plot summary:

"When well meaning parents turn the self-tracking into a family religion, the consequences fall far outside the quantifiable."

Boston Underground Film Festival Short Review: byefurnow

Boston Underground Film Festival Short Review: byefurnow

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Today I will be reviewing the weird comedy short byefurnow by writer/director Michael Elliott Dennis. To best describe the story, I will turn to the promotional material:

"A bereaved pet owner, on the suggestion of a stranger in a bar, resorts to a mobile app to help him find closure."

Boston Underground Film Festival Movie Review: HIDDEN RESERVES

Boston Underground Film Festival Movie Review: HIDDEN RESERVES

Welcome witches and warlocks,

Today I will be reviewing the science fiction noir feature HIDDEN RESERVES by writer/director Valentin Hitz. To best describe the story, I will use my own plot summary:

"In a future where corporations use deceased debtor's bodies for their own gain, an insurance agent begins to rethink his stance on humanity when he meets an activist."

Boston Underground Film Festival Movie Review: DAVE MADE A MAZE

Boston Underground Film Festival Movie Review: DAVE MADE A MAZE

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Today I will be reviewing the inventive comedy DAVE MADE A MAZE by writer/director Bill Watterson. To best describe the story, I will turn to the IMDB plot summary:

"Dave, an artist who has yet to complete anything significant in his career, builds a fort in his living room out of pure frustration, only to wind up trapped by the fantastical pitfalls, booby traps, and critters of his own creation." 

Boston Underground Film Festival Movie Review: BUSTER'S MAL HEART

Boston Underground Film Festival Movie Review: BUSTER'S MAL HEART

Welcome witches and warlocks,

Today I will be reviewing the dark comedy/science fiction feature BUSTER'S MAL HEART by writer/director Sarah Adina Smith. To best describe the story, I will turn to a slightly modified IMDB plot summary: 

"A family man's chance encounter with a conspiracy-obsessed drifter leaves him on the run from the police and an impending event known as The Inversion."

SXSW Film Festival Movie Review: INFLAME

SXSW Film Festival Movie Review: INFLAME

Welcome witches and warlocks,

Today I will be reviewing the psychological drama INFLAME by writer/director Ceylan Ozgun Ozcelik. To best describe the story I will use my own plot summary:

"A news editor has nightmares that begin to convince her that her parents might have died under political circumstances that have been covered up." 

SXSW Film Festival Movie Review: GORAN

SXSW Film Festival Movie Review: GORAN

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Today I will be reviewing the dark comedy GORAN by director Nevio Marasovic.  To best describe the story I will use my own plot summary:
 
"A simple taxi driver named Goran begins to see his life spin violently out of control soon after he discovers that his wife is probably having an affair."

Movie Review: ATOMICA

Movie Review: ATOMICA

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Today I will be reviewing the psychological science fiction feature ATOMICA by director Dagen Merrill.  To best describe the story I will use my own plot summary:

"A young safety inspector is sent to check out a remote nuclear power plant when communications go offline.  Upon arrival she begins to believe the two men running the plant may not be who they claim and might have their own ulterior motivations."

SXSW Film Festival Movie Review: LIKE ME

SXSW Film Festival Movie Review: LIKE ME

Writer/Director Robert Mockler's feature LIKE ME calls for a bit of a different review.  After all, this film is all about a girl who buys into social media so much that she completely forgets how to connect with people.  Given that this causes her to kidnap someone and go on a weird spree, I think anyone watching this would agree that a traditional review just will not do this justice. 

SXSW Film Festival Movie Review: 68 KILL

SXSW Film Festival Movie Review: 68 KILL

Welcome witches and warlocks,

Today I will be reviewing the dark comedy 68 KILL by writer/director Trent Haaga.  To best describe the story I will turn to my own plot summary:

"Liza talks her boyfriend Chip into helping her rob her sugar-daddy of $68,000.  When Liza shows her unstable side during the robbery, Chip goes on the run with the money and a kidnapped hostage." 

SXSW Film Festival Movie Review: FLESH AND BLOOD

SXSW Film Festival Movie Review: FLESH AND BLOOD

Welcome witches and warlocks,

Today I will be reviewing the drama FLESH AND BLOOD by writer/director Mark Webber.  To best describe the story, I will use my own plot summary: 

"Mark, a former addict just released from prison, returns home to live with his family.  While away in prison, his younger brother has grown up, his mother has become a nominee for vice president, and his former girlfriend has had another man's baby." 

Blu-ray Review: MORGAN

Blu-ray Review: MORGAN

Welcome witches and warlocks,

Today I will be reviewing the sci-fi action movie MORGAN by director Luke Scott.  To best describe the story, I will turn to the IMDB plot summary:

A corporate risk-management consultant must decide whether or not to terminate an artifically created humanoid being.