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Just Keep Walking (Film Review: “The Way Back”)

A sweeping, fact-based story about a disparate group of prisoners from a Siberian gulag who walked 4,000 miles to India seeking freedom, with the Russian tundra, the Himalayas and the Gobi Desert to cross in the process. Continue Reading →


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A Semester Abroad (Documentary Review: “Amanda Knox”)

The sensational murder case that stayed an international headline story for over 4 years, while the American college student at its center languished in an Italian prison for a crime she claims she never committed. Continue Reading →


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Like Father, Like Son (Film Review: “The Only Living Boy in New York”)

An all-star cast tells a classic story about fathers and sons, the cost of keeping secrets, and the consequences that arise from defying forbidden family taboos. Continue Reading →


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Hillbilly Horror Show (Film Review: “Tucker & Dale vs. Evil”)

A college camping trip intersects with an innocent fishing weekend between two good ole’boys in this hilarious and gory send-up of every hillbilly horror trope on the spectrum. It’s Deliverance-meets-Texas Chainsaw Massacre, with a little … Continue Reading →


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From Servitude to Slaughter (Series Review: “Alias Grace”)

A period drama ripped from the headlines of one of the most notorious murders in Canada, and the galvanizing young woman at the center of the story: this is Alias Grace. Continue Reading →


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Take Me To Your Translator (Film Review: “Arrival”)

A soulful, suspenseful sci-fi film that bends time and space, while challenging humanity to adopt a single, universal language that can transcend all borders and dimensions. Continue Reading →


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What’s Wrong with People? (Standup Review: “Sebastian Maniscalco: Aren’t You Embarassed?)

Old World Italian superstitions intersect with the often lunatic behaviors of modern life in the hilarious, albeit eccentric musings of Sebastian Maniscalco. Continue Reading →