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‘It’s a Wonderful Knife’ Film Review: A Lump of Coal in Our Christmas Stocking

Ignited by the popularity of Blumhouse’s “Halloween” trilogy and the unending “Scream” series, slasher films have seen a resurgence. 2023 began with the sixth “Scream” film and has been inundated with slasher creepers such as “Dark Harvest”, “Totally Killer”, “Killer

‘Napoleon’ Film Review: Old School Epic in the Grand Tradition

The time when the major studios would throw millions at historical epics to cover their production and advertising costs have all but gone the way of the samurai. Today, it is the rare filmmaker who can command the trust of

‘Nyad’ Film Review: A True Tale of Determination and Human Spirit

Pushing one’s body to the limit, seizing every ounce of courage and endurance deep within, and going even farther to overcome the odds and reach an almost impossible dream. Diana Nyad’s story of her swim from Cuba to Florida at

Film Review: ‘Rustin’- A Career-Best Coleman Domingo in an Uneven Biopic

Bayard Rustin (Colman Domingo), was a civil rights activist who, in 1963, helped put together the largest peaceful protests in American history. George C. Wolfe’s important biopic, “Rustin”, occasionally sidesteps the screenplay’s limitations, allowing Domingo to dig into his portrayal

Film Review: ‘The Killer’- David Fincher at His Most Playful

We have been through this world many times. The lone assassin, meticulous in his skills, who lives by a strict code. A job gone wrong leading to betrayal by former confidants and a quest to prevent himself from becoming a

Film Review: ‘Five Nights at Freddy’s’- Possessed Pizza Joint Horror

In today’s modern cinema world, the most frightening description of them all is, “Based on the popular video game.” As Hollywood has shown us time and time again (“Street Fighter”, “Super Mario Bros”, “Alone in the Dark”, “Doom”, “Warcraft”, and

Film Review: ‘Hell House LLC Origins: The Carmichael Manor’- Unnerving Found Footage Horror

While it is long overdue for the “found footage” style of horror to bury itself beneath the earth, there are a few filmmakers who seem to be able to get some good frights out of the genre. Oren Peli certainly

Film Review: ‘Killers of the Flower Moon’- A Modern American Masterpiece

With its emotionally epic story, sprawling cast, and an undying ambitious vision from one of American Cinema’s true masters, “Killers of the Flower Moon” (an adaptation of David Grann’s 2017 true-crime bestseller) gives Martin Scorsese a late-career masterwork. This is

Film Review: ‘Fair Play’- All is Not Fair in Love and Work

Writer-director Chloe Domont’s thriller “Fair Play” is the kind of NYC-set adult thriller that finds the purest of souls falling down a pit of moral corruption. The devil that you know comes in the form of power players in expensive

Film Review: ‘Reptile’- An Esoteric Police Procedural

The intriguing new police thriller “Reptile” is a compelling motion picture crafted with an esoteric edge. Making his feature filmmaking debut, Grant Singer has directed a mood-piece procedural with patience and a philosophical depth that is lacking in most modern