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Home Video Review: Robert Pattinson Stars in 'High Life,' One of the Better Dark Sci-Fi Films in Recent Years

Home Video Review: Robert Pattinson Stars in 'High Life,' One of the Better Dark Sci-Fi Films in Recent Years

Jun 17, 2019 15:30  |  Bob Grimm

Robert Pattinson, the man who will be Batman, continues establishing himself as one of his generation’s finest actors with High Life , a dark, scarily effective sci-fi thriller.

Directed and co-written b...

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Slow Zombie Laughs: If You Can Handle Jim Jarmusch's Slow Filmmaking, You'll Enjoy 'The Dead Don't Die'

Slow Zombie Laughs: If You Can Handle Jim Jarmusch's Slow Filmmaking, You'll Enjoy 'The Dead Don't Die'

Jun 13, 2019 09:30  |  Bob Grimm

The zombie genre gets the Jim Jarmusch treatment with mild levels of success in The Dead Don’t Die , an often funny, sometimes scary and always amusing horror-comedy effort from the famed director.

Jarmu...

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Feeling the Love: 'Rocketman' Is a Bold, Interesting Look at Elton John's Life

Feeling the Love: 'Rocketman' Is a Bold, Interesting Look at Elton John's Life

Jun 10, 2019 14:30  |  Bob Grimm

Dexter Fletcher, the director who helped take a shit on Freddie Mercury’s legacy with the dumpster fire that was last year’s Bohemian Rhapsody (he finished the job after Bryan Singer was fired), fares m...

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Monster Mash: The Action and Special Effects in This 'Godzilla' Are Great—but the Humans Are Terrible

Monster Mash: The Action and Special Effects in This 'Godzilla' Are Great—but the Humans Are Terrible

Jun 06, 2019 09:30  |  Bob Grimm

Filmmakers somehow found a way to totally muck up the greatest Godzilla premise ever with Godzilla: King of the Monsters , a movie that is all things great and terrible at the same time.

The movie has so...

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Funny and Serious: Comedian/Actor Jason Stuart Plays a Man Dealing With a Husband Who Wants an Open Relationship in ShortFest Selection 'Hank'

Funny and Serious: Comedian/Actor Jason Stuart Plays a Man Dealing With a Husband Who Wants an Open Relationship in ShortFest Selection 'Hank'

Jun 05, 2019 15:30  |  Brian Blueskye

Jason Stuart has taken on a lot of different roles in his career. As of this writing, he has 145 IMBb.com acting credits listed, going all the way back to 1980.

One of his latest credits is the titular r...

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Home Video Review: HBO's 'Chernobyl' Miniseries Is One of the Year's Top TV Events

Home Video Review: HBO's 'Chernobyl' Miniseries Is One of the Year's Top TV Events

Jun 03, 2019 13:00  |  Bob Grimm

I was 18 years old in 1986 when the whole Chernobyl thing went down. If you think the anti-Russian sentiment in the United States is at a fever pitch today, it’s nothing compared to what it was in the...

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Not a Big Blue Debacle: 'Aladdin' Almost Works Thanks to a Great Cast—but a Miscast Jafar Brings It Down

Not a Big Blue Debacle: 'Aladdin' Almost Works Thanks to a Great Cast—but a Miscast Jafar Brings It Down

May 30, 2019 09:30  |  Bob Grimm

Will Smith’s big blue Genie is the surprising highlight of the fair-to-middling Aladdin , the live-action remake of the Disney animated classic.

Smith does just fine in the role the great Robin Williams ...

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'Superbad' in Its DNA: 'Booksmart' Is a Funny Teen Comedy—That's Just a Little Nasty

'Superbad' in Its DNA: 'Booksmart' Is a Funny Teen Comedy—That's Just a Little Nasty

May 30, 2019 08:15  |  Bob Grimm

Kaitlyn Dever and Beanie Feldstein deliver star-making performances in Booksmart as Amy and Molly, two super-smart high school students looking to get crazy on graduation eve after years of hitting the ...

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