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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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Split (2016) Review

7.5/10 Wow. I did not expect this from a director whom I have been mocking since, well, the ending of The Village in 2004. This is a quality film. Very tense, very unpredictable. A very brave approach towards storytelling. Split … Continue reading

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Day of the Dead (1985)

7/10 Day of the Dead, the third film in George A. Romero’s original zombie trilogy, is a lot darker and psychologically more claustrophobic than his previous films. In the last film, civilians holed themselves up in a large shopping mall … Continue reading

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