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Patient Zero (2016) (DVD film review).

October 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Patient Zero (2016) (DVD film review).

If you get bitten, you have 90 seconds before developing this strain of rabies and attacking anyone in sight. If you aren’t eaten then you become part of the pack to spread the disease. There is no cure…so far! In an American military bunker, a medical team, led by Dr. Gina Rose (actress Natalie Dormer) […]

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Down A Dark Hall (2018) (DVD film review).

October 22, 2018 | By | Reply More
Down A Dark Hall (2018) (DVD film review).

Troublesome Katherine ‘Kit’ Gordy (actress AnnaSophie Robb) is sent to the rather isolated Blackwood Boarding School, despite her protests after nearly burning her previous school down. Well, not exactly sent as the headmistress there offers to take her. Kit’s parents take her there a day early before the rest of the students come. The next […]

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Murders In The Zoo (1933) (a film retrospective by Mark R. Leeper).

October 18, 2018 | By | Reply More
Murders In The Zoo (1933) (a film retrospective by Mark R. Leeper).

A world-famous wild animal trapper travels all over the planet to find animals for his zoo. What the world does not know about him is that he is insanely jealous of his wife and plans horrific deaths for those who might want her. When he is afraid that his wife has cheated on him, he […]

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The Kid Who Would Be King (YA fantasy movie: trailer).

October 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
The Kid Who Would Be King (YA fantasy movie: trailer).

In the fantasy movie The Kid Who Would Be King, magic meets the modern world. Alex (Ashbourne Serkis) thinks he’s just another nobody, until he stumbles upon the mythical Sword in the Stone, Excalibur. Now, he must unite his friends and enemies into a band of knights and, together with the wizard Merlin (Patrick Stewart), […]

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First Man (2018) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

October 17, 2018 | By | Reply More
First Man (2018) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

‘First Man’ is a film that speculates on and tries to recreate the experience of being Neil Armstrong, going from his early flying days to his terrestrial flying days to his flight to the Moon where he became the first human being to step out onto our satellite. Then there is the trip home and […]

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High Life (sci-fi movie trailer).

October 16, 2018 | By | Reply More
High Life (sci-fi movie trailer).

High Life is a Claire Denis-created science fiction movie starring sulky-god Robert Pattinson and actress Juliette Binoche (it’s in English, despite Claire’s previous films such as the beautiful Trouble Every Day being French works). It all looks rather artistic, with the plot featuring a group of convicts tricked into believing they will win their freedom if […]

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Aladdin (Disney’s live-action movie reboot: first trailer).

October 12, 2018 | By | Reply More
Aladdin (Disney’s live-action movie reboot: first trailer).

Are you ready for Aladdin, Disney’s live-action remake of the previously animated street rat Aladdin, Princess Jasmine and a certain Genie who’s the key to their future? Directed by Guy Ritchie – yeah, we know, we know – who brings, err, visceral action to the port city of Agrabah, the film stars Will Smith as […]

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Glass (dark superhero movie: trailer).

October 11, 2018 | By | Reply More
Glass (dark superhero movie: trailer).

M. Night Shyamalan slaps together the narrative arc of his movies Unbreakable with 2016’s Split, in all-new comic-book film: Glass. From Unbreakable, Bruce Willis returns as David Dunn as does Samuel L. Jackson as Elijah Price, known also by his pseudonym Mr. Glass. Joining from Split are James McAvoy, reprising his role as Kevin Wendell […]

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Mortal Artists (the concept art behind the Mortal Engines movie).

October 10, 2018 | By | Reply More
Mortal Artists (the concept art behind the Mortal Engines movie).

Peter Jackson ordered a steampunk take for his first Mortal Engines movie that might make even a Stephen Hunt Jackelian book blush with faux-Victorian science fictional pride. Here is Universal’s look at the art and artists behind that steampunkish shine from Philip Reeve’s original literary creation.

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Strange Nature (2018) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

October 9, 2018 | By | Reply More
Strange Nature (2018) (a film review by Mark R. Leeper).

In the rural wetlands of Minnesota near Duluth, Nature appears to be changing in some most unnatural ways. People living near the water are disappearing and thought to be kidnapped. Other children are deforming and the as yet unborn are becoming deformed and monstrous. Particularly susceptible are the frogs born with extra limbs and misshapen […]

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