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GRIZZLY II: REVENGE Review

At least once a year or so, a long-lost movie will be unearthed, restored and released to the masses. Obscure titles like Miami Connection and Roar have been re-released and have garnered new cult fanbases, while certain movies of legend — like

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ASSASSINS Review

The assassination of former heir apparent to the role of Supreme Leader of North Korea, Kim Jong-nam is probably the only time in the history of the world where the legal defense can be summaraized as, “It was just a prank, bro.” 

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FAREWELL AMOR Review

Although Farewell Amor could use some filling out and doesn’t necessarily answer its central question, it does leave it hanging long enough to create some self-reflection.

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ALABAMA SNAKE Review

The crime odyssey of Glen Summerford in the fall of 1991 is one of those “stranger than fiction” cases that accordingly has risen to the esteem of modern-day folklore in the Appalachians, where it had occurred. 

Marred by uncertainties and spread through

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THE MYSTERY OF THE PINK FLAMINGO Review

Consider the pink flamingo. Curved neck, hooked beak, penetrating yellow eyes and perched on one scrawny leg with the other securely tucked into its plumage, fashioning its signature pose. 

For most, this striking bird is a brief object of amusement, possibly even

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RUN Review

Two years after his debut, Searching, director Aneesh Chaganty is back with his sophomore feature, Run, a Hitchcockian thriller that may be more traditional than his last computer-screen-based effort but is compelling nonetheless.

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THE TWENTIETH CENTURY Review

Like fellow Winnipeg weirdo before him, Guy Maddin, Matthew Rankin is quickly establishing a unique brand of surrealism for himself in the world of Canadian cinema. In his full-length feature debut, The Twentieth Century, the director applies his penchant for madcap and

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GIRL Review

This is a repost of our review from Fantastic Fest 2020, Girl will be available on VOD platforms November 20th.

Aside from being rather SEO unfriendly, the title of Chad Faust’s feature debut, Girl, refers to the nameless protagonist, a supposed stand-in

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CHICK FIGHT Review

Paul Leyden’s Chick Fight centers on an underground MMA fighting club wherein pressed-upon women who have been “trained by society to cry out their problems” can embrace their inner Amazonian and work it out on another woman’s face in the ring. The

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DIVINE LOVE Review

Watching Divine Love is like watching a home-run hitter ready up for a bunt. So much power and energy sit in the chest of the film, but it’s never released to its full potential. 

Divine Love takes place in 2027 Brazil, where

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ECHO BOOMERS Review

Echo Boomers, directed and co-written by Seth Savoy, is positioned as “a true story if you believe in such things” and is told through the narrative lense of Lance Zutterland (Patrick Schwarzenegger) and others who were involved in a series of home

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TRIGGERED Review

Stop me if you have heard this one before: Nine friends from high school meet up in the middle of a dense forest for a reunion camping trip. Significantly grown apart, their drunken revelry is stained by their antagonism for one another,

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PROXIMA Review

In our fundamentally connected digital epoch, it is a challenge for the ache of missing someone to still resonate the way it used to, when that person is eternally at your fingertips. For the imminently spacebound astronaut Sarah (Eva Green), the pining

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MORTAL Review

Mortal exercises commendable ambition in its plot but is ultimately let down by a flat, dour execution; there’s something caught between its potential and its delivery, as if there’s some  communication that’s been lost in the stages between the script and the

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KOKO-DI KOKO-DA Review

With its threadbare plot, gobsmackingly frustrating characters, and dull time-loop mechanic, Koko-Di Koko-Da is a test of one’s patience more than it is a meditation on grief.