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IT CHAPTER TWO

Adapting a book to film comes with a lot of challenges and that’s simply because they’re two vastly different mediums. There’s a lot more freedom when you’re using just words, giving you the ability to concoct literally anything from your mind and put it into somebody else’s. […]

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ROCKETMAN

The musical biopic just may be the most trope filled genre in all of film. Going back as far as the 1970’s, they haven’t really changed much and they all basically follow the same formula. How the subject grew up as a child, their discovery of music, […]

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DON’T LET GO

All stories come from asking one simple question: What if? What if a young college graduate started an affair with a much older family friend? What if a killer shark terrorized a populated coastal town? What if a wealthy man dressed up as a bat in order […]

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READY OR NOT

I adore horror, thriller, and dark comedy films, but it’s not often because of the strengths of their screenplays. Their scripts are definitely good enough to bring the goods, but most of the fun is brought on by the director’s atmosphere and pacing, the composer’s music, and the actors performances. […]

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GOOD BOYS

Comedy films often have some sort of gimmick that creates the comedic situations we’re about to see unfold. Comedy is there to make us laugh and sometimes the things that make us laugh are when things aren’t what they’re supposed to be. A classic comedy gimmick is […]

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ROCKO’S MODERN LIFE: STATIC CLING

SPOILER WARNING: This review contains spoilers for the Netflix film Rocko’s Modern Life: Static Cling. If you’re a fan of the series, you’ve probably already watched this, but you’ve been warned anyway! Also, I know this is only 45 minutes long, but the American Film Institute and […]

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SCARY STORIES TO TELL IN THE DARK

It’s not very often that a collection of short stories gets adapted into a feature length film. Depending on the length, like Stephen King’s “short” stories, you can work a whole feature out of it. However, when your short stories are an average of 5 pages, there’s […]

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FAST & FURIOUS PRESENTS: HOBBS & SHAW

The Fast and the Furious franchise didn’t really become enjoyable to me until Fast Five. Not only was it a lot more fun and self-aware by going for full action schlock, it was also the introduction of Dwayne Johnson that further added to the fun factor. Compared to the brick-faced, […]

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ONCE UPON A TIME… IN HOLLYWOOD

Since he releases films so sporadically, I’m happy I’m finally able to talk about Quentin Tarantino, as he’s no doubt my favorite director and screenwriter ever. I love his style, his wit, his dark comedy, his over the top characters, his hip dialogue… I could really go […]

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THE LION KING

A lot of people like to write off animated films as simple, mindless films made for children. Unlike a lot of other genres and technological advancements in film, animation occupies a special spot in it all. It’s the only thing that really gives you endless possibilities to […]

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