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Shivers   Shivers Blu-ray Review
(Leonard Buccellato)  9/24/2020 8:54 PM EST
David Cronenberg, without hyperbole, is one of the greatest genre movie directors. Body-Horror, a term used to describe a sub-genre which showcases violations of the human body, is a genre some would say he single-handedly created, albeit admittedly the tropes existed before Shivers and Rabid melted the silver screen. However, no one director/scree... Read More

Secret Society of Second Born Royals   Secret Society of Second Born Royals Streaming Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  9/22/2020 10:42 PM EST
Disney Channel has had a long history of making movies aimed at tweens and pre-teens.  High School Musical, Camp Rock, Princess Protection Project, Lemonade Mouth, Descendants, etc.  all were launch pads for their casts to move on to successful careers as adults and continued a legacy of clean, quality television programming from Disney.&... Read More

Full Metal Jacket   Full Metal Jacket 4K Ultra HD Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  9/22/2020 1:35 PM EST
Stanley Kubrick (The Shining) was born in a Manhattan hospital in the summer of 1928. While still in high school he displayed an affinity for writing, photography, and film.  By the time he was 23 he was producing and directing short films and four short years later he was directing his first Hollywood feature, The Killing.  While the mov... Read More

Irresistible   Irresistible Blu-ray Review
(Alyn Darnay)  9/22/2020 9:17 AM EST
Jon Stewart, the genius behind 16 years of the best version of Comedy Central's "Daily Show" may have taken his leave from television, but he hasn't left the spotlight for a minute. Recently, after nine years of lobbying, he showed up at a congressional hearing fighting for health benefits for the First Responders of 911. Then, he showed ... Read More

Enola Holmes   Enola Holmes Streaming Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  9/21/2020 4:06 PM EST
Back in 1887, when Sir Arthur Conan Doyle created the private investigator, Sherlock Holmes, I'm sure he never imagined the impact the character would have on all forms of media over 100 years later. From the original short stories and novels to numerous movie and television adaptations, Holmes has become a beloved personality the world over. &... Read More

Kajillionaire   Kajillionaire Streaming Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  9/18/2020 8:51 AM EST
Miranda July (Me and You and Everyone We Know) is a performance artist, writer, and director who has seen moderate success with independent films over the past fifteen years.  She has a quirky sensibility that comes through in her writing and directing style, which gives her a unique perspective when storytelling.  Her latest release, Kaj... Read More

Murder In The Woods   Murder In The Woods Streaming Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  9/16/2020 5:02 PM EST
It seems horror films tend to fall into two different sub-genres these days…Jump scares/supernatural elements or blood and guts slasher films.  Either one can be very effective depending on your personal taste.  Personally, I tend to prefer the former as they are more horror/thriller than gross, bloody bodies.  However, the la... Read More

Ratched   Ratched Television Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  9/16/2020 9:53 AM EST
Ken Kesey (Sometimes a Great Nation) was an American novelist mainly known for his fictitious tale of patients and staff at a psychiatric hospital called One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest.  Kesey claimed the inspiration for the work came to him while working the night shift at Menlo Park Veterans' Hospital, where he would speak to many of the pa... Read More

Roman Holiday   Roman Holiday Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  9/15/2020 8:38 AM EST
Audrey Hepburn (Breakfast at Tiffany's) was born in 1929 and by the age of twenty-four, she had her first starring role in a feature film – Roman Holiday.  She won her only Oscar for portraying Princess Ann, a heavily guarded royal who, on a state visit to Rome, decides to play hooky and slips out of the embassy undetected.  The... Read More

The Flash: The Complete Sixth Season   The Flash Blu-ray Review
(Allison Skornick-Rose)  9/7/2020 9:18 PM EST
Bartholomew Henry "Barry" Allen, a.k.a The Flash (Grant Gustin; Glee) first appeared in DC Comics' the showcase #4 back in 1956.  Possessing super speed, he could defeat enemies before they even knew what hit them.  In 2014, the CW added The Flash television series was added to the "Arrowverse" lineup. Premiering a... Read More

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