Ready or Not (Big Screen Review)

Ready or Not's premise is as simple as it is devastatingly ludicrous: At every wedding the Le Domas family, an insanely wealthy board-gaming dynastic family, play a simple game at midnight to welcome the newest member of the family. This year it is Grace's (Samara Weaving) turn as the eldest son's bride to blindly draw …

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It: Chapter Two (Big Screen Review)

Trying to cram Stephen King's massive tome It into one movie was always going to be an impossible task. The decision back in 2014, when the It project was still a Cary Fukunaga project and not an Andi Muschietti joint, to split the movies by timeline certainly was controversial as King's weaving between the past and present lent the …

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Studio Ghibli #4: Kiki’s Delivery Service

By the time Kiki's Delivery Service came out, Studio Ghibli's penchant for finding magic in ordinary things was quickly becoming the studio's calling card. Yet, as seems to be the case with most animation studios, the critical success of Ghibli's early work did not translate into commercial success (perhaps pairing the melancholy My Neighbor Totoro with the soul-crushingly …

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Once Upon A Time… In Hollywood (Big Screen Review)

For the last half-decade or so, cinephiles and Quentin Tarantino-fans have been sifting the tea leaves with every new Tarantino release to see if he was looking to stop after making ten movies, a claim he has insisted on multiple times. With Once Upon A Time ... In Hollywood, his presumably penultimate film, we finally get …

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