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The End Of Us is a must-watch comedy that is so relatable that it will hit you right in the gut. Written and directed by Henry Loevner and Steven Kanter. The End Of Us stars Ben Coleman, Ali Vingiano, Derrick DeBlasis, Gadiel Del Orbe, Kate Peterman, Colin Weatherby, Caroline Kwan,

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My first film of the festival is Gaia. Directed by Jaco Brouwer, the film stars Monique Rockman, Carel Nel, Anthony Oseyemi, and Alex Van Dyk. Visual effects for science fiction/horror films are extremely important. Without the visual effects, Gaia would not be possible. The practical effects are equally awesome. From

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When I received the email offering a chance to review a documentary about stray dogs in Turkey, I was both excited and concerned that I may be too depressed to finish the film. Luckily, I watched the documentary in its entirety, and I hope you get the chance to do

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The brief, brilliant life of onetime Illinois Black Panther Party chairman Fred Hampton, assassinated at the age of 21 by the literal Powers-That-Be (the Herbert Hoover-led FBI, Chicago Police Department) after three years of increasingly high-profile social, political, and economic activism receives a much anticipated, much-needed biopic treatment in writer-director

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Director Ben Wheatley brings his unique type of horror film to the screen with In The Earth. This is definitely not a film for everyone, especially now with the Pandemic still lingering. It is amazing to think that this was filmed after the Pandemic. Add the virus storyline, and you

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I first became familiar with the unearthly cinematic joy of Sion Sono when I encountered the brilliance of his gonzo gangster musical Tokyo Tribe at Fantastic Fest back in 2014. That led me down the road to discovering his magnum opus Love Exposure and I have been visiting his altar

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I can’t say I was very familiar with the musical anomaly known as Sparks before my viewing of Edgar Wright’s infectious documentary and I’ll be damned if this experience didn’t convert me into their cult of disciples. I can only imagine the unique encounters that brought their diverse legion of

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As an assault of “video nasty” bits hurls at the screen amongst the opening credits I anticipated a fun ride through v/h/s soaked nostalgic sleaze and I was not wrong. Much like how Berberian Sound Studio paid homage to the Italian Giallo of the seventies without becoming a distraction, this

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The short film, ZWART, from ScreamFest 2020, reminds you not to give up too much information when you’re doing something online. Oftentimes we get caught up in the lure of the internet and we don’t realize what bad things can happen. It’s directed by Tommie Geraedts and written by Roy

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On the closing night of Nightstream Fest, An Unquiet Grave is set to premiere in a matter of minutes from now. The indie thriller is from Terrence Krey and Christine Nyland. Keep scrolling to check out my audio review of the film.  An Unquiet Grave Synopsis: A year after

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