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October 2016

REVIEW: Into the Inferno

The camera glides up the side of a mountain. A small group of people comes into the frame, peering over a ridge, giving us a sense of scale for just a second. The camera passes over them and suddenly you see the magma churning and realize they are standing atop the mouth of the volcano. It takes a moment to realize this isn’t CGI, and the effect is incredible.

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REVIEW: Man vs. Snake: The Long and Twisted Tale of Nibbler

We’ve seen all of these movies before, right? The prodigy coming out of nowhere to become the champion. The hometown hero challenged by the foreign invader. The scandal that threatens an empire. The old gunslinger hitching on the holsters one more time to show he’s the best shot in the land. Incredibly, Man vs. Snake is all of these movies in one. Continue reading “REVIEW: Man vs. Snake: The Long and Twisted Tale of Nibbler”

REVIEW: I Am the Pretty Thing that Lives in the House

I am the boring horror movie that lives on Netflix. Continue reading “REVIEW: I Am the Pretty Thing that Lives in the House”

REVIEW: Amanda Knox

Everything that made the Amanda Knox case a fascinating media phenomenon also makes it a fascinating documentary. Continue reading “REVIEW: Amanda Knox”

SOUND BITES: “Secure the Galactic Perimeter” from Frank

The Soronprfbs don’t mess around. Continue reading “SOUND BITES: “Secure the Galactic Perimeter” from Frank”

REVIEW: Mascots

Three cheers for Christopher Guest returning with his first movie in 10 years. Continue reading “REVIEW: Mascots”

REVIEW: Zootopia

This very funny, action-packed buddy cop comedy also happens to be animated. And it’s one of the best movies of the year. Continue reading “REVIEW: Zootopia”

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