[Review] ‘RELIC’ serves up the best horror debut from Down Under since ‘THE BABADOOK’

[Review] ‘RELIC’ serves up the best horror debut from Down Under since ‘THE BABADOOK’

Travis Leamons // Film Critic RELIC Rated R, 89 minutes.Director: Natalie Erika JamesCast: Emily Mortimer, Robyn Nevin and Bella Heathcote “Mom, you’re losing it.” That’s what I would say when my mother misplaced her purse, appointment book – something important. Only I was too young and not ripe in the...

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Win a Copy of ‘TROLLS WORLD TOUR’ on Blu-ray!

Win a Copy of ‘TROLLS WORLD TOUR’ on Blu-ray!

Fresh Fiction has some Blu-ray copies of ‘TROLLS WORLD TOUR’ to give away. Information on how to get yours is inside, along with information on the release.

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[Review] ‘HAMILTON’ funnels the theater-going experience into a powder keg of a home viewing

[Review] ‘HAMILTON’ funnels the theater-going experience into a powder keg of a home viewing

Courtney Howard // Film Critic HAMILTON Rated PG-13, 2 hours 40 minutes Directed by: Thomas Kail Starring: Lin-Manuel Miranda, Phillipa Soo, Leslie Odom Jr., Renée Elise Goldsberry, Chris Jackson, Daveed Diggs, Okieriete Onaodowan, Anthony Ramos, Jasmine Cephas Jones, Jonathan Groff Nothing can take the place of seeing a Broadway musical performed live...

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[Review] ‘ATHLETE A’ an alarming account of USA Gymnastics breeding champions while ignoring sexual abuse

[Review] ‘ATHLETE A’ an alarming account of USA Gymnastics breeding champions while ignoring sexual abuse

‘ATHLETE A’ is a blistering documentary about survivors of sexual molestation at the hands of former USA Gymnastics national team doctor Larry Nassar.

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‘SCARE PACKAGE’ unboxes laughs and amusing horror in Shudder anthology film

‘SCARE PACKAGE’ unboxes laughs and amusing horror in Shudder anthology film

Shudder anthology film is a goofy, crowd-pleasing horror romp that midnight crowds will eat up.

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[Blu-ray Review] ‘ONE CUT OF THE DEAD’ – Japan breathes life into the popular horror subgenre

[Blu-ray Review] ‘ONE CUT OF THE DEAD’ – Japan breathes life into the popular horror subgenre

The Shudder exclusive zombie film, ‘ONE CUT OF THE DEAD,’ is now available on disc, with a snazzy steelbook edition.

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By the sword: ‘GLADIATOR’ producer reflects on 20th anniversary

By the sword: ‘GLADIATOR’ producer reflects on 20th anniversary

In honor of its 20 years of existence, we spoke with producer Douglas Wick, who accepted the Best Picture Oscar for ‘Gladiator’ alongside Branko Lustig and David Franzoni (also co-screenwriter). In our interview, Wick details the impact the film had on his career and what it has meant to him.

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[Review] ‘MISS JUNETEENTH’ is absolutely winning

[Review] ‘MISS JUNETEENTH’ is absolutely winning

Writer-director Channing Godfrey Peoples’ feature shines bright. It’s a must-see.

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Dog-eat-human world: ‘GOOD BOY’ director unleashes hell in horror anthology series

Dog-eat-human world: ‘GOOD BOY’ director unleashes hell in horror anthology series

Fresh Fiction recently spoke with ‘GOOD BOY’ director Tyler MacIntyre. We discussed navigating the film’s tone (that toes the line between romantic-comedy and blood-splatter horror) along with incorporating genuine moments of stinging relatability.

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[Review] ‘YOU SHOULD HAVE LEFT’ – Stir of Meh-choes

[Review] ‘YOU SHOULD HAVE LEFT’ – Stir of Meh-choes

A proficient, exceptional director churns out a lifeless thriller.

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[Review] ‘BE WATER’ a Bruce Lee documentary that plays it safe (even when it comes to racism)

[Review] ‘BE WATER’ a Bruce Lee documentary that plays it safe (even when it comes to racism)

‘BE WATER’ is a good starting point to get to know more about Bruce Lee. Though it clearly prints the legend more than it does the man.

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‘King’ makers: Apatow’s latest film does deep dive into characters instead of comedy (but ‘Staten Island’ story still elicits laughs)

‘King’ makers: Apatow’s latest film does deep dive into characters instead of comedy (but ‘Staten Island’ story still elicits laughs)

Director Judd Apatow talks about the common thread of his filmography and the process behind making this semi-autobiographical tale.

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[Review] ‘ARTEMIS FOWL’ is a turkey

[Review] ‘ARTEMIS FOWL’ is a turkey

This big screen adaptation of a popular book series arrives on the small screen (on DisneyPlus).

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Mickey Gilley remembers the music and fashion of ‘URBAN COWBOY’ on its 40th anniversary

Mickey Gilley remembers the music and fashion of ‘URBAN COWBOY’ on its 40th anniversary

‘URBAN COWBOY’ was celebrated for the way it sketched the lives of blue collar workers sweating on petrochemical plants, but it’s perhaps best remembered for the real-life Pasadena, Texas honky tonk, Gilley’s, which popularized the mechanical bull.

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[Review] ‘THE KING OF STATEN ISLAND’ isn’t all jokes

[Review] ‘THE KING OF STATEN ISLAND’ isn’t all jokes

Judd Apatow directs one of his most impressive works yet with the semi-autobiographical journey of SNL star Pete Davidson’s life.

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Apple docuseries ‘DEAR…’ opens pathways to needed conversations, having empathy

Apple docuseries ‘DEAR…’ opens pathways to needed conversations, having empathy

Apple TV Plus new docuseries, ‘DEAR…,’ is a beautifully realized work that is the “some good news” that we could all use and learn from right now.

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[Review] ‘ON THE RECORD’ is a must listen

[Review] ‘ON THE RECORD’ is a must listen

HBOMax streaming service debuts with a soul-stirring documentary.

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Star wars and geopolitics: Netflix comedy series ‘SPACE FORCE’ undocks from the possibility to matter

Star wars and geopolitics: Netflix comedy series ‘SPACE FORCE’ undocks from the possibility to matter

Latest Netflix series, ‘SPACE FORCE’, has all the ingredients for greatness, but suffers from so-so comedy.

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