Author Archives: Denise

About Denise

Professional nerd. Lover of licorice.

“Candyman” (2021) – Peele hits it out of the park yet again

“Candyman is how we deal with the fact that these things happen… That they’re still happening.” Story: It’s been years – almost thirty – since Helen Lyle went to Cabrini-Green to research urban folklore. But the mythology of the Candyman … Continue reading

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Movie News – Eva Longoria’s directorial debut “Flaming Hot” wraps production

Heard about the story of Richard Montañez, the creator of created Flamin’ Hot Cheetos? Mr. Montañez came up with the idea and flavor profile…only for others to try and horn in on his idea. Cool story, right? Eva Longoria thought … Continue reading

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Freaky Fridays – “Kandisha”

Horror, Cult Movies, Exploitation Cinema, 70s Schlock, and more! Let’s look at something cool! “See through my eyes… Look… See what I did for you…” Synopsis: Summer break y’all! Three BFFs decide to spend their nights creating stunning graffiti art. … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza – “Candyman”!

I’m really looking forward to seeing Jordan Peele’s spin on this classic story. You too? Synopsis! For as long as residents can remember, the housing projects of Chicago’s Cabrini-Green neighborhood were terrorized by a word-of-mouth ghost story about a supernatural … Continue reading

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In Queue Review – “Radium Girls”

“Why is there so much wrong in the world that no one knows about? “‘It’s easier to believe stories that make us feel safe.’ Genre: Based-On BiodramaRelease Date: 2018Where I Watched:  Netflix Talky talk: Based on the nonfiction book The … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza – “The Protégé”!

Ready to get your action on? Synopsis! Rescued as a child by the legendary assassin Moody (Samuel L. Jackson) and trained in the family business, Anna (Maggie Q) is the world’s most skilled contract killer. But when Moody – the … Continue reading

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“Free Guy” – Frenetic, Fun, and many other F-words

“Don’t have a good day, have a great day. I guess.” Story: Guy works at a bank, lives in a spotless apartment, and has an adorable goldfish. Life’s pretty damn perfect, no? Well, it seems that way, but he’s “just” … Continue reading

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Nutshell Review – “The Suicide Squad”

“No one likes a show-off.” ‘Unless what they’re showing off is DOPE AS FUCK.’“Fuck. That’s true.” Let’s face it. Suicide Squad was… Bad. I don’t care what anybody else said – hell, what I said – I’ve had to live … Continue reading

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Baltimore Screening Pass-palooza – “The Night House”!

It’s hot out, so why not go for some spooky chills? Synopsis! Reeling from the unexpected death of her husband, Beth (Rebecca Hall) is left alone in the lakeside home he built for her. She tries as best she can … Continue reading

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TrailerWatch – “Venom: Let There Be Carnage” goes deep

“I have tasted blood before, and that IS NOT IT.” Ready for more of that crazy symbiote…and his evil(er?) “offspring”, Carnage? ME TOO. Synopsis! One year after the events of Venom (2018), investigative journalist Eddie Brock struggles to adjust to life as the host … Continue reading

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