Scream 2: 5 Reasons to Watch

Scream 1996 really did inject a ton of energy into what was a flailing horror genre, creating a new slasher villain that, if not quite on par with Freddy, Jason, and Michael Myers, is damn close. Director Wes Craven’s feature was equal parts of honoring what came before it, along with deconstructing what audiences generally […]

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The Lighthouse (2019)

T Killing a seabird. Invokes as much bad luck as spilling the salt. In 1890’s offshore New England, old and creaky lighthouse keeper Thomas Wake (Willem Dafoe) hires young wickie Ephraim Winslow (Robert Pattinson) to do menial work around the property for one month. Tom gets a younger hand, and Ephraim—aka “Lad”—gets to learn the […]

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Mary (2019)

When’s the last time any good was found out at sea? What David Greer (Gary Oldman) needs to find is a new beginning with his family. He and spouse Sarah (Emily Mortimer) are in the process of rebuilding trust with one another while committing to be great parents to daughters Lindsey (Stefanie Scott), and Mary (Chloe […]

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IT Chapter 2

Turn light into dark. 27 years have passed since The Losers Club faced their fears and defeated the terrorizing Pennywise (Bill Skarsgård). In those 27 years, almost all its members have left the godforsaken town of Derry, Maine for bigger and better things. Bill (James McAvoy) has become a mystery writer, Beverly (Jessica Chastain), a […]

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47 Meters Down: Uncaged

The depths of hell are not fiery, but wet and 47 meters below the surface. In Mexico, high school sisters Mia (Sophie Nélisse) and Sasha (Corinne Foxx) co-exist with Mia’s ocean-dwelling archaeologist father (John Garrett) and Sasha’s less adventurous mother (Nia Long). Sasha’s popular, Mia’s not, and the two don’t click yet. Seeing an opportunity […]

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Crawl (2019)

Florida man, inspired by Ant-Man, tries to control alligators with grisly results. The state of Florida is known for a few things; citrus and cyclones are certainly in the top 5. Out in Gainesville, Florida, collegiate swimmer Haley Keller (Kaya Scodelario) has just finished a disappointing practice at the University of Florida. She’s concerned that […]

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Midsommar (2019)

Everything is fishy in Sweden. Graduate student Dani (Florence Pugh) finds herself reeling into an abyss after a devastating one-two combination of real-life happens. First, she discovers the aftermath that hits home rather deep. Second…well, the second hasn’t happened yet. Her four-year relationship with boyfriend, Christian (Jack Reynor) is on the ropes. She feels it […]

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Child’s Play (2019)

If you don’t let him play, they all go away. Thirteen-year-old Andy (Gabriel Bateman) and his single-mother Karen (Aubrey Plaza) relocate to inner-city Chicago in search of a “fresh start” (Why inner-city Chicago compared to other less demanding and cheaper inner cities? Unanswered question). Andy is a total introvert, requiring the use of a hearing […]

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Ma (2019)

Ain’t no party like a Ma party ’cause a Ma party don’t stop. After a divorce, Maggie (Diana Silvers), along with her mother, Erica (Juliete Lewis) have moved from sunny San Diego to Erica’s old hometown, middle-of-nowhere Ohio (woo-hoo!). Maggie does her best to integrate into her new high school, eventually forging new friends who may […]

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Brightburn

With great power comes great responsibility…to kill people. Ten years ago, Tori (Elizabeth Banks) and Kyle Breyer (David Denman) were witnesses to a meteor crash right outside of their home farm in small town Brightburn, Kansas. The crash carried a pod, and inside that pod was a small infant, all alone in the cold, cold […]

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