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JOBE’Z WORLD Review

Somewhat functioning as a journey film and sightseeing tour where the script constantly hops between some of the most “groovy” weirdos New York’s outsider culture can offer up, we bear witness to their inane (possibly improvised) rantings without the film deciding if they are objects of mockery, endearment, fascination or otherwise.

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BUFFALO BOYS Review

Mike Wiluan’s action-packed love letter to America’s cowboy cinema shoots straight, offering a competent but cliched horse opera.

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PLEDGE Review

Pledge is like Hostel meets The Skulls, with it leaning more heavily on the wanton torture angle than saying anything of substance about the barbaric practice of fraternity hazing in America.

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ESCAPE ROOM Review

A film that’s perfectly suited for a January release, Escape Room offers a bit of entertainment, but fumbles the ending, resulting in an experience that’s not nearly as intellectually stimulating or rife with team-building opportunities as a real escape room.

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GENESIS 2.0 Review

In order to appreciate Genesis 2.0 fully, there must be an effort made by the viewer to take a pensive look at what the filmmakers are putting forth.

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DIAL CODE SANTA CLAUS Review

If you’re sitting on the couch this Christmas, cuddled up with family around the TV, watching Home Alone and thinking “this isn’t nearly traumatizing enough for my kids,” then do I have a title for you.

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HOLMES & WATSON Review

In a year with so many notable entries in the annals of cinematic history, it’s a shame that it ends on such a sour note, with the release of one of the most unflinchingly dismal titles to grace the screen in 2018, Holmes & Watson.

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BIRD BOX Review

Release Date: December 21, 2018 (Netflix)
Director: Susanne Bier
MPAA Rating: R
Run Time: 124 minutes

Although this particular review will fail it, I call on all future reviewers to attempt the “Bird Box Challenge” when breaking down the

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VICE Review

Vice is an astoundingly funny, entertaining and revelatory look at one of the least funny and entertaining people to ever enter U.S. politics.

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THE QUAKE Review

Though the movie is capable, it’s missing the extra push to keep it away from using to the familiar tropes it wants to avoid.

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AMERICAN STREET KID Review

There may be more creative or more technically composed documentaries out there, but I have never in my life seen a documentary, or any film for that matter, that made me care about the people on screen as much as American Street Kid.

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LEPRECHAUN RETURNS Review

With its bare-bones plot, lackluster characters and foolish adherence to slasher tropes, Leprechaun Returns is a film that, despite some excellent effects work, should have been left at the bottom of the well.

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CLARA’S GHOST Review

Marking her feature directorial debut, Bridey Elliott makes a splash with Clara’s Ghost, a dysfunctional family comedy with a supernatural twist featuring her real-life family as the drunken cast of characters.

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SONG OF BACK AND NECK Review

Song of Back and Neck would make for a perfect Netflix Original. It’s an inoffensive, slightly heartwarming comedy with a few recognizable names and a universally relatable plot about the stresses in our lives. Unfortunately, it’s also a fairly bland and forgettable affair, also perfect for Netflix viewing.

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GHOSTBOX COWBOY Review

Ghostbox Cowboy is like hanging out with a witty schizophrenic comedian. Its techniques may be difficult for an audience to bear or comprehend, but it is damn smart and damn funny.