Category Archives: 2013

Review: ‘Only Lovers Left Alive’ (the world is a vampire)

Two lovers living their story over and over again for all eternity, but this round we get to watch. Adam lives in Detroit; Eve lives in Tangiers. In spite of their marriage, they keep to themselves. Eve is always looking … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Her’ (the purest scifi)

In the near future – when all of our silly human struggles for need have come to an end – only want remains. Enter Theodore Twombly (Joaquin Phoenix), a lonely man who takes a chance on upgrading his mobile computer … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Saving Mr. Banks’ (holidays are jollier with Mary)

If you’re familiar with Mary Poppins, you’re in for a treat. If you’re not, familiar you will be. Practical British author P.L. Travers (Emma Thompson) is the writer of a best-selling children’s book, but the royalties are running out and … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Knights of Badassdom’ (needn’t IS a word here)

Fans of tabletop gaming, live-action roleplay, and Tucker & Dale fans will find much to love herein. Deep in the woods after midnight, chanting figures in cloaks surround a man about to be impaled with a gleaming dagger… just before … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Haunter’ (Even Ghosts Can be Haunted)

A tightly wound slow-burn ghost story that blends the best elements of the genre. Typical teenager Lisa (Abigail Breslin) has begun to realize that today was yesterday, not to mention she’s also hearing voices. After failing to convince her parents … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Enders Game’ (do you want to know more?)

Are you doing your part? You know, by breeding bullying jerks to save the human race? The near future: a spacefaring alien race called the Formics attack the Earth in a bid for colonization, but the brave sacrifice of Mazer … Continue reading

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Review: ‘Carrie’ (2013 – never bully a latent telekinetic)

Director Kimberly Peirce’s thriller about a bullied young woman who pushes back… hard. When high school senior Carrie White (Chloë Grace Moretz) experiences her first period in the gym class shower at school, the other girls make fun of the … Continue reading

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