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“The Vigil” – satisfyingly scary

“It wants your pain.” Story: Yakov is an ex-Hasidic Jewish man who is trying to recover from severe trauma. He’s also broke. So when a friend in the Hasidic community asks Yakov to be a shomer – a “watchman” – … Continue reading

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Freaky Fridays – “After Midnight”

Horror, Cult Movies, Exploitation Cinema, 70s Schlock, and more! Let’s look at something cool! “I had to go away for a while. I’m sorry. I love you.” Genre: Horror Movies That Are Really Introspective Think Pieces Year Released: 2021 (though … Continue reading

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“Nomadland”

“I’m not homeless, I’m houseless… Don’t worry about me, okay?”  Story: Fern is 61 years old, and picks up seasonal work at the local Amazon warehouse. She lives out of her van, because the company tract house she used to live … Continue reading

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In Queue Review – “Mr. Right”

“I! Like! Turtles!” Genre: Actiony Rom-com Release Date: 2015Where I Watched: Netflix Talky Talk: This might become a VD tradition around here. Hey, I’m interrupting my night because I want to clue you in on this hidden gem immediately. That … Continue reading

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Freaky Fridays – “As Above So Below”

Horror, Cult Movies, Exploitation Cinema, 70s Schlock, and more! Let’s look at something cool! “The only way out is down.” Genre: “In Search Of” Cave Horror Year Released: 2014 Pedigree: From John Erick Dowdle, the guy who brought us The … Continue reading

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Freaky Fridays – “Daybreakers”!

Horror, Cult Movies, Exploitation Cinema, 70s Schlock, and more! Let’s look at something cool!  “Life’s a bitch, and then you don’t die.”  Genre: Alt-Future Horror Noir Year Released: 2009Pedigree: Ozploitation, Creature effects by WETA Workshop; Where I Watched: Peacock (free)

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Freaky Fridays – “The Beach House”

Horror, Cult Movies, Exploitation Cinema, 70s Schlock, and more! Let’s look at something cool! “It’d be vacation all the time – isn’t that what we want? Don’t be scared.” Genre: Slow Burn Trippy Horror Year Released: 2020 Where I Watched: … Continue reading

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“The Marksman”

NOTE: I watched this film via a digital screener from the comfort my own home. Before hitting the multiplex, please consider the health risks involved with participating in group gatherings. Take very good care of yourselves – I wanna see you on the … Continue reading

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“Wonder Woman 1984” – definitely not 80s DC, probably kinda boring

This one’s gonna be a quick one, because 1) most folks who’ve been wanting to see this probably already hit HBOMAX hard, and 2) I already spent TWO AND A HALF HOURS on this. So I’m not dragging this out. … Continue reading

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Ho or No? – “A Bride for Christmas”

“I’m awful!” Genre: “I’ve Given Up On Love…Who Dis?” Holiday Romance New Holiday Spirit or Ghost of Christmas Past?: Runaway Bride meets She’s All That during Hallmark Christmastime in this comedy of errors romance. Synopsis: Jessie bolted from three engagements, … Continue reading

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