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Rabid (2019)

Rabid (2019)

4 / 10
Rabid emulates the frantic symptoms of rabies with inconsequential commentary. Another year, another classic horror remake. Cronenberg’s ‘77 body horror cult favourite of the same name, although admittedly not seen as of yet, emitted an abunda... Read the full review »
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Pan’s Labyrinth exquisitely navigates a ruined maze of dark fantasies to escape a sorrowful grim reality. Francoist Spain, 1944. Five years after the Spanish Civil War, a dictatorship controls the meandering roads and bustling cities. The politi... Read the full review »
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The Lazarus Effect failed to resurrect my dead brain cells. Rarely in supernatural horrors films are scientists depicted to be, y’know, smart. Common sense is often thrown out the laboratory to make space for convenient irritating jump scares or... Read the full review »
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Maps to the Stars aligns the Hollywood Walk of Fame in an inconsistent twisted nightmare. Los Angeles. Hollywood. Tinseltown. The Dream Factory. A glittering borough where fame, fortune and fashion take hold of the very individuals who choose to p... Read the full review »
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Home on the Range is short of a few memorable yodels in being a little patch of heaven. Disney’s animation studio, immediately after ‘Lilo & Stitch’, experienced a major financial loss. Competitors such as the soon to be acquired Pixar, Drea... Read the full review »
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The Quiet provocatively exploits two sense impairments to produce a misdirected mess. Lying is bad. Lies are terrible. Be like Abraham Lincoln, and don’t ever lie. It seems every single character in this psychological thriller were riddled with... Read the full review »
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The Imposter poses as a dramatic thriller hidden within the confinements of a documentary. Nicholas Barclay, raised in San Antonio, Texas. A streetwise boy mysteriously disappeared at the age of thirteen back in ‘94. The family left to grieve fo... Read the full review »
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Burnt (2015)

Burnt (2015)

5 / 10
Burnt cooks its finely produced ingredients in an unsanitary frying pan. Buttered halibut fillets drizzled in white wine, served with finely chopped parsley accompanied by an aromatic cream sauce. Soft four-tiered celebration cakes baked to perfec... Read the full review »
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Fantastic Four is one cheesy foursome that rarely felt fantastic. The mid naughties was a gateway for superhero extravaganzas. ‘Spider-Man 2’ was a critical and commercial success. ‘Batman Begins‘ revolutionised dark, gritty tones found in... Read the full review »
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All Is Lost silently controls the vast seas with its minimalistic storytelling. “I am sorry. All is lost here, except for soul and body, that is, what’s left of them, and a half day’s ration”. Oceans. Contributing seventy percent of our pl... Read the full review »
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The Perfect Storm casts an impressive hurricane that dampens its fishing crew. Hurricane Grace, a Category-2 tropical cyclone, enveloped Bermuda and its surrounding fishing waters. By any definition, Grace was a standard short-lived hurricane. It... Read the full review »
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The Gallows Act II dangles a tattered noose over its own non-sensical jump scares. Did anyone in the world demand a sequel to Blumhouse’s apparent hit ‘The Gallows’? Seriously, anyone? Yet again, the studio attempt to make a franchise due to... Read the full review »
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The House That Jack Built provocatively applicates bloody ligaments as a foundation for artistic philosophy. Dante Alighieri’s ‘Divine Comedy’, ‘Inferno’. A journey into the diabolical descent of hell, with concentric circles depicting t... Read the full review »
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Cinderella relishes in regality, but not even “Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo” could magically improve her personality. Perrault’s eponymous fairy tale, which in itself is a folk adaptation of Ancient Greek’s ‘Rhodopis’, received over ten film ad... Read the full review »
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Funny Face fashionably dances its way across the Atlantic with an apathetic romance. “How could I be a model? I have no illusions about my looks. I think my face looks funny”. Fashion. Supermodels. Magazines. The superficiality of an industry... Read the full review »
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Out of the Furnace punches its bare knuckles through a tepid inferno. North Braddock, Pennsylvania. A bleak town saturated in underdeveloped commercial opportunities. The local steel mill sparking life into the desolate streets. Political speeches... Read the full review »
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Dragon Quest Your Story equips its JRPG aesthetic but remains narratively pixelated. A naive normal boy, destined to be the hero of light. That aromatic scent for fresh adventure. To prevent the world from plunging into darkness. Yuji Horii’s le... Read the full review »