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It Comes at Night (2017) Review

7/10 The movie opens up with a chilling scene in which an old man is apparently suffering from a disease. It looks like the pox. His daughter is trying to ascertain if he is too far gone and eventually they … Continue reading

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It (2017) Review

7.5/10 When the remake of It was announced, it took me by surprise. Why It? Why now? But looking back at how this movie was given shape, and at certain trends in recent movies and series, it starts to make … Continue reading

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Life (2017) Review

6.5/10 Life opens with a rousing scene. Our astronauts on the ISS are trying to catch a damaged satellite that is carrying priceless Martian samples. Out in space, catching the wayward satellite like a game of baseball is Ryan Reynolds, … Continue reading

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A Cure for Wellness (2016) Review

7/10 I wanted to see this movie because its premise sounded so intriguing. Mr. Lockhart (Dane DeHaan), a young executive at a financial firm, is sent to the Swiss Alps to retrieve the company’s CEO. The director has gone to … Continue reading

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Alien: Covenant (2017) Review

6/10 If watching Prometheus makes me go: “Meh, I’d rather pop in Alien again”, then watching Alien: Covenant makes me go: “Meh, I’d rather pop in Prometheus again.” On the surface, these three films are all quite similar. Their stories … Continue reading

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Prometheus (2012) Review

7.5/10 The start of Prometheus is absolutely stunning. As we glide over a primordial landscape (shot in Iceland), deep sounding horns are playing noble music. The scene exhales a sense of significance akin to something like 2001: A Space Odyssey. … Continue reading

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The Gate (1987)

6.5/10 Two kids fight off pint-sized goblins that come from a hole in the ground. The Gate has no patience for a soft entry into the story. When little Glen (Stephen Dorff) bikes home, he finds the house deserted. The … Continue reading

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