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A Bittersweet Ending: A reaction to ‘Harry Potter and the Cursed Child’

Much to the initial joy of fans around the world “Harry Potter and the Cursed Child” was released on July 31, 2016. The Harry Potter fanbase went wild. “It’s an epilogue about Harry and the gang after book seven,” we all screamed, rushing the doorways of Barnes and Nobles establishments everywhere as employees braced for… Read more »

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Revisiting the World of Wealth With ‘China Rich Girlfriend’

<Be warned: This review contains spoilers. Go read the first book!> Have you read the first book? Good. Let’s get started then. Kevin Kwan did it again. His second book “China Rich Girlfriend” had me enthralled from start to finish, made some profound points and even added in a huge twist that I barely saw coming…. Read more »

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Bae of Blood

Item under review: https://www.amazon.com/Bay-Blood- Blu-ray-Claudine-Auger/dp/B003Y3ZHUS/ref=tmm_mfc_title_0?_encoding=UTF8&amp;qid=1465678637&amp;sr=8-2 If you want to begin your journey into the world of Italian Exploitation cinema, consider Mario Bava’s Bay of Blood (aka Twitch of the Death Nerve, Carnage, Last House on the Left Part II, and so, so many other alternate titles) your ground zero. Famously constructed around “13 characters, 13… Read more »

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The wages of ‘The Wages of Fear’

Item under review: Sorcerer Blu-Ray Much like the titular truck, William Friedkin’s film Sorcerer was destined for doom. A high profile remake of the French classic The Wages of Fear, Friedkin’s film had the grand cosmic misfortune of opening a mere one month into Star Wars’ game changing blockbuster run. Theatergoers stayed away in droves… Read more »

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The Nicer Guys: Where to go once you let Shane Black’s The Nice Guys into your life

If you are reading this post, intended as a supplement to our fearless leader’s glowing review of Shane Black’s The Nice Guys, I’m going to assume a couple things. First I am going to assume you are in the minority of cinemagoers who chose to watch The Nice Guys over seeing The Angry Birds movie or… Read more »

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Why “The Nice Guys” is a film you need to see

We live in interesting times: Self-driving cars, tiny computers in our pockets that can make phone calls but no one uses them for that anymore, and presidential candidates that are either puppets or Satan himself; and yet movie theaters for the most part are the least interesting places to be. All of them are serving… Read more »