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Overlook 2017: LIKE ME Review

While lacking in much substance, Like Me acts as a visually arresting social commentary, which is not about a hypothetical dystopian future but instead about a future we’re already living in that, for better or worse, is something we need to accept.   

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As the world of videogames and cinema inch closer together, from time to time I’ll play a game that I think is worth discussing on this site, and the recently released What Remains of Edith Finch happens to be one of them.

THE DARK TOWER Receives a First Trailer

Sony has released the trailer for the much anticipated Stephen King adaptation The Dark Tower, starring Idris ElbaMatthew McConaughey, and Tom Taylor. Taylor plays an 11-year-old who discovers another dimension beyond our own and befriends a gunslinger played by Elba. The two


Rob Reiner’s LBJ Biopic Acquired by Electric Entertainment

Electric Entertainment announced today that they have picked up the North American rights to Rob Reiner‘s upcoming biopic, LBJ, centering on the career of our 36th president. Woody Harrelson stars in the title role with Jennifer Jason Leigh, Richard Jenkins, Bill Pullman,

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War is a nasty, dirty, ugly thing, and Simon Dixon’s directorial debut, Tiger Raid, conveys this hell on earth by telling the story of two despicable mercenaries on a mission to perpetrate a kidnapping in Iraq.


THE BOOK OF HENRY To Open 2017 LA Film Festival

The 2017 Los Angeles Film Festival is set to kick off June 14th and today the opening film has been announced as Colin Trevorrow‘s The Book of Henry. The film stars Naomi Watts as the mother of a gifted son who discovers


LOGAN NOIR Coming to Alamo Drafthouse May 16th

The Alamo Drafthouse announced today that they will be presenting a special monochromatic version of James Mangold‘s Logan, dubbed Logan Noir, in their theaters across the nation for one night only on May 16th. There will be a special live-streamed Q&A with director

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TAKE ME Review

Although the concept of someone paying money to take part in a simulated abduction may sound ludicrous, it’s a very real thing and is the subject of Pat Healy’s directorial debut, Take Me.

IT COMES AT NIGHT Gets a Chilling New Trailer

A24 has released a new trailer for Trey Edward ShultsIt Comes At Night, starring Joel Edgerton, Riley Keough, Christopher Abbott, and Carmen Ejogo. The film recently screened at the Overlook Film Festival where it continues to generate tons of buzz, and this trailer continues


Podcast: Episode 251 – SMALL CRIMES

This week on the show Adam and Kevin take a look at E.L. Katz's Small Crimes, now available on Netflix. There's also a discussion about the latest conflict between The Weinstein Company and the MPAA and Adam talks about some of the films screening at Tribeca this year including The Endless, Mr. Long, Flower, The Clapper, Devil's Gate, Psychopaths, My Friend Dahmer, Take Me, Aardvark, Super Dark Times, and Hounds of Love.

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Tribeca 2017: DEVIL’S GATE Review

Feeling a lot like the recently released, and far more entertaining, The Void, Devil’s Gate simply rehashes a plotline we’ve seen many times before but doesn’t add anything of value to it.

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Tribeca 2017: FLOWER Review

With all-star performances from Zoey Deutch and Joey Morgan and a touching, funny, slightly disturbing (in a good way) script, Flower is one of the best indie comedies I’ve had the pleasure of seeing this year and one that should not be missed.



This week’s Kickstart Sunday pick comes to us from director Isiah Medina and his documentary Inventing the Future, an adaptation of the best-selling book Inventing the Future: Postcapitalism and a World Without Work by Nick Srnicek and Alex Williams. The book is a fascinating look