Review: The 355, female action flick

The 355 is basic action flick like any other action flick out there, except the cast consists of Penélope Cruz, Diane Kruger, Bingbing Fan, Jessica Chastain, and Lupita Nyong’o. That’s a difference worth checking out.

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Review: Fresh, modern dating is a horror story

Fresh is a story about the crappy dating scene and men who use women. It’s like Promising Young Woman, but carried to a horror movie extreme. Like the earlier film, Fresh comes from women. It was written by Lauryn Kahn and directed by Mimi Cave. This is a spoiler free review.

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Review: We Have Always Lived in the Castle

We Have Always Lived in the Castle, adapted from a Shirley Jackson novel, is a Gothic horror tale of insanity and paranoia. The slow moving story is marked by mounting dread.

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Review: Destroyer

Destroyer is not an easy film to watch. Detective Erin Bell (Nicole Kidman) is not an easy woman to like. She’s a broken woman trying with her last ounce of energy to make right the mistakes of her past.

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Review: Ricki and the Flash

Lucky for me I’m not a critic. It seems to me that the main job of a critic is to watch a fun and enjoyable movie or TV show and find things wrong with it so as to make it unenjoyable for anyone else to watch. Which leads to my point: Ricki and the Flash is fun and enjoyable. Lukewarm reviews be damned.

Spoilers ahead.

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