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#SpoilerFree “Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald” – a sumptuous sophomore slump

“I hate Paris.” “I always wanted to go here!” Why am I starting with two quotes this go’round? Because like these discordant bits, I’m torn. There’s a part of me that absolutely loves what Grindelwald has done in terms of … Continue reading

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The Horror! – “Overlord”!

Not the gory bloodbath that I’d been “warned” about, but gorehounds will be pleased at the amount of red in this horror tale set during WWII. A story that combines war thriller with body horror in a way that kept my … Continue reading

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“Bohemian Rhapsody” will definitely rock you

Nutshell: let’s let Freddie do it, shall we? “I feel alive/And the world—I’ll turn it inside out/Yeah/I’m floating around/In ecstasy”.  Yep, that sums it up. The bar has been raised for the musical biopic. Good luck to future films in … Continue reading

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“Maria by Callas” – a beautiful tribute

“I would like to be Maria, but there is the Callas I that have to live up to.” Called” La Callas” and “The Tigress”, opera singer Maria Callas was known for her powerful, beautiful voice. Complied from historical footage, filmed … Continue reading

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#31in31 2018: “Copycat”

“Here kitty kitty kitty.” Story: A psychiatrist becomes agoraphobic after an attack. But when murders plague San Francisco, a police investigator asks for her help. Scares: Mostly thrills, but some serial killer chills. Splat factor: Mostly photos of kills, some … Continue reading

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#31in31 2018: “Girl vs. Monster”

“Don’t be a hater.” Story: Skylar Lewis is a soon-to-be sixteen year old whose parents have locked in her in the house for Halloween while they’re away. So why not cut the power and slip out to that party? Well, … Continue reading

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#31in31 2018 – Errementari: the blacksmith and the devil (El Herrero y el Diablo)

“And remember…you should never let the truth get in the way of a good story.” Story: The local blacksmith is known as a dangerous kook in the nearby village, and with good reason. But when a little girl enters his … Continue reading

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