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  • A Dark Song

    A Dark Song

    What a debut of a feature for Liam Gavin who appears to have mastered the subtle but effective strokes of horror/thriller auters. And, wether or not you like the film is totally subjective but this one is going down as one of my personal horror favorites.

    And, while I think the film succeeds most in its 1st 2 acts, I have a soft spot for those who don't write themselves out of a corner with lazy writing. Your faith is…

  • The Devil's Candy

    The Devil's Candy

    Definitely a unique spin on the horror genre that seems to be poking fun at the supposed ties of Metal music to Satanism - the joke is about as deadpan as you can be without people starting to worry you're taking a pretty silly premise way too seriously

    That said, I think there is a self-awareness here that helps blend the black-comedy with genuine moments of outright disturbing and terrifying horror.

    All this aside, though, what ultimately keeps this film…

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  • Arrival

    Arrival

    ★★★★½

    I want you to remember a time in your life where you experienced a deep and resonant pain - a pain which has ripples still undulating into your quietest moments today. Would you change the circumstances of that pain if you knew it would change who you are today?

    That's a question only you or I or anyone else can answer for themselves but, in essence, that's what Arrival is asking us to do.  But, as all good storytelling will,…

  • X-Men: Apocalypse

    X-Men: Apocalypse

    ★★★½

    The last act of this movie saves it