Author Archives: Denise

About Denise

Professional nerd. Lover of licorice.

“Knock at the Cabin” – M. Night gets back to the good stuff

“You’re my friend, Wen. No matter what happens, I want you to remember that.” Story: Eric and Andrew take their young daughter Wen to a vacation getaway in the woods. Cute cabin, gorgeous views, and lots of grasshoppers for Wen … Continue reading

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“Rye Lane” – part romcom, part travelogue, all delightful

“So apparently there are two types of people in this world. The ones who wave at boats, and the ones who hate joy.” Story: South London recently re-singled twenty-somethings Yas and Dom meet in a unisex bathroom, as you do. … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza – “80 for Brady!

Okay y’all, it’s time to get into the Superb Owl funtimes! Synopsis! 80 FOR BRADY is inspired by the true story of four best friends living life to the fullest when they take a wild trip to the 2017 Super … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza – “Knock at the Cabin”!

Fantastic book – will the film be as good? Only one way to find out; let’s check it out! Synopsis! While vacationing at a remote cabin, a young girl and her parents are taken hostage by four armed strangers who … Continue reading

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“Living” – Kurosawa Made YT Is Good, Actually

“…if only to be alive like that for one day.” Story: London, 1953. Mr. Williams is the head of the Public Works Department in London. He’s spent his entire life plodding along, raising his son alone, going from day to … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch – Watch “Scream VI”, Ghostface takes Manhattan?

So, as Jason fortold, yea so the horror movie franchises will hark to NYC after the killer has exhausted their hometown. And lo, it has begun. Synopsis! Following the latest Ghostface killings, the four survivors leave Woodsboro behind and start … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch – “Renfield” kicks ass. Literally.

“Did I watch you cut a guy with a decorative serving platter?” There are movie trailers that get me hyped. There are movie trailers that make me think “nah, pass.” But Renfield makes me genuinely angry that I can’t watch … Continue reading

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“M3GAN”

“Why are we doing this?” Story: Poor little Cady. She just lost her parents in a horrible car crash, and now she’s got to live with her self-absorbed aunt Gemma. Meanwhile, Gemma, who is Much Too Busy to deal with … Continue reading

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In Queue Review – “Glass Onion: A Knives Out Mystery”

“I’ve learned through bitter experience that an anonymous invitation is not to be trifled with.” “Now, I can handle a Matisse in the bathroom, but is that a fax machine?” “It’s a dangerous thing, to mistake speaking without thought as … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza – “M3gan”!

You know you’ve seen THAT CLIP. And if you’re like me, you cannot wait for this one. So let’s do this! Synopsis! M3GAN is a marvel of artificial intelligence, a life-like doll programmed to be a child’s greatest companion and … Continue reading

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