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‘A Quiet Place’ Review

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Horror movies, for the most part, rely on a gimmick. For example, a monster who kills you in your dreams or being trapped inside a blind psychopath’s house. A Quiet Place, the low-key horror movie directed and starring John Krasinski, has creatures in it who hunt by sound. The resulting movie is a tense, terrifying film that weaves a heartfelt story …

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Pacific Rim Uprising Review

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Pacific Rim returns with its breed of Monster versus Machines, or should I say Kaiju vs. Yagers in Pacific Rim Uprising. It is perhaps an unnecessary sequel but it is for the most part watchable. It lacks the care of the first but is still largely entertaining. The Yager pilots program is about to be replaced by a new more efficient …

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Watchcast Feb 2018

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It’s technically March I know, but this Watchcast was created in February. I know it’s almost cheating but we talk about Black Panther and have a conversation about how they portray race (especially ironic given the very caucasian appearance of us), we deal with the stealth delivery of The Cloverfield Paradox and we fret about Solo after seeing the Superbowl …

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Watchcast ‘January 2018’ Edition

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It’s the start of a new year and you’ve probably already broken all your resolutions, but don’t worry there is a new watchcast for you to watch. There are Razzies analysis, Oscar Nom Predictions (which I believe were all wrong) and a good look at the full Tomb Raider trailer. There is the usual ‘What We’ve Been Watching’ as well …

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‘Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri’ Review

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Movies about murders are more often than not about the mystery or the whodunnit plot reveal. Very few are mediations on the vacuum it leaves in the lives of the victim’s loved ones. ‘Three Billboards Outside of Ebbing, Missouri’ is such a meditation on hate, the desire for justice and how that can be confused with revenge. It’s also darkly …