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“Only the Brave” – rough ending to watch, but a damn fine story

Nutshell: An ensemble cast delivers a dramatic retelling of the heartbreaking Yarnell Hill Fire, breathing life into the Granite Mountain Hotshots, their family and friends.  What starts out as a story about a rowdy gang of underdogs you grow to … Continue reading

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#31in31 2017: “The Nightmare”

“This is the story of eight people and what waits for them in the darkness.” Story: Sleep paralysis. Yeah, I thought it was being trapped in bed. You too? The reality is much worse…because it’s not just the inability to … Continue reading

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#31in31 2017 – “Gerald’s Game”

“It was death you saw. And he’s coming back tonight.” Story: A couple at their lake house try to spice up their relationship. But Viagra and a heart condition makes things fatal for husband Gerald. And with wife Jessie handcuffed … Continue reading

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#31in31 2017: Hell House LLC

“When anybody asks me what happened at Hell House, I say watch the video. You tell me.” Story: A friendly gang of millennials who run Halloween horror houses decide to strike out from the big cities and head to Abbadon, … Continue reading

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“Happy Death Day” – a movie definitely worth celebrating

Nutshell:  Fun, freaky and sometimes frightening, this movie blends horror and comedy expertly.  Kudos to the director, screenwriter, and the amazing Jessica Rothe as the coed who keeps getting killed.  You won’t find a better multiplex movie to celebrate Friday … Continue reading

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#31in31 2017 – “Wes Craven Presents: They”

“This is getting ridiculous.” Story: A guy who had night terrors as a kid kills himself in front of his childhood bestie who’s now a psych grad student. At his funeral, she meets two other twenty-somethings who also used to … Continue reading

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#31in31 2017 – The Cell

“I came to help you.” Story: Child psychologist Catharine Deane is able to enter the minds of comatose patients, thanks to a high-tech “Neurological Cartography and Synaptic Transfer System”. But when serial killer Carl Stargher falls into a coma-like state, … Continue reading

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