Review: Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness

Doctor Strange in the Multiverse of Madness is the 28th film of the Marvel Cinematic Universe (MCU). This review is spoiler light. 

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Review: Stay Awake

Stay Awake is a new film from writer/director Jamie Sisley based his own adolescence, the film tells the story of two teenage brothers struggling to care for their mother, as she works through addiction to prescription drugs and opioids. The film premiered at the 72nd Berlin Film Festival where it won he German Arthouse Cinema Award and the Generation Youth Jury Special Mention.

In the film Brothers Ethan (Wyatt Oleff) and Derek (Fin Argus) try their best to navigate the pressures of teenage life while tending to their mother’s (Chrissy Metz) debilitating prescription drug addiction. Based on the filmmaker’s adolescence in small-town America, Stay Awake is a personal exploration of the roller coaster ride that families go on while trying to help their loved ones with a disease that affects millions every day.

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Review: Killing the Shepherd documentary (2021)

Killing the Shepherd is a community, environmental & human right documentary from director Thomas Opre made on behalf of Shepherds Of Wildlife Society

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Review: Texas Chainsaw Massacre (2022 film)

Texas Chainsaw Massacre is a 2022 American slasher film directed by David Blue Garcia, with a screenplay by Chris Thomas Devlin, from an original story co-written by Fede Álvarez and Rodo Sayagues. Álvarez and Sayagues serves as producers alongside Pat Cassidy, Ian Henkel, and Kim Henkel who co-wrote the original film.

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Review: Evil At The Door (2022)

Review by Paul Grammatico


During the past couple of decades, we have been inundated with various horror movies consisting of intruders entering a domicile uninvited. Noted films such as The Strangers and its sequel, Hush, The Purge, You’re Next and Don’t Breathe come to mind. Despite the various twists and turns in these residential spaces, one thing is perfectly clear: Home invasions are never fun., produced by MRP Entertainment and distributed by Terror Films offers up a home invasion but provides a mysterious secret society angle that brings these invaders together.

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Review: Scream (2022)

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Scream (also informally known as Scream 5) is a 2022 American slasher film directed by Matt Bettinelli-Olpin and Tyler Gillett and written by James Vanderbilt and Guy Busick. It is the fifth installment in the Scream film series and serves as a relaunch of the film series and a direct sequel to Scream 4 (2011).

It stars franchise newcomers Melissa Barrera, Mason Gooding, Jenna Ortega, and Jack Quaid, with Marley Shelton, Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Neve Campbell, and Roger L. Jackson reprising their roles from previous installments.


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Review: Hurt (2021)

Review by Paul Grammatico


Hurt: A Lengthy Labor of Halloween Havoc

Halloween is an interesting time that many people circle on their calendar. It is a time for letting loose, impersonating a fictions person or entity for a day, watching scary movies, giving out candy to the youngsters, or even going out with some friends to partake and participate in some Halloween-themed amusement park filled with haunted houses and sideshows. The parks were one of my favourites as it was fun to see my friends (and myself) receive various jump scares when various costumed ghouls would jump out at you from just about everywhere. Despite all the theatrical terror and menace, it was all in good fun. Hurt, a Halloween horror film provided by Zed Filmworks and distributed by Gravitas Ventures, provides a small-town Halloween fair that a soldier and his wife go back to as it was one of their regular haunts growing up. This time, however, the results are far different.

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Review: ‘Clerk’ – Documentary about the life/career of indie film-maker/podcaster Kevin Smith

The documentary Clerk from director Malcom Ingram (Small Town Gay Bar, Out To Win) explores the life and career of filmmaker and multi-hyphenate Kevin Smith.

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Review: We Need To Do Something (2021)

Review by Paul Grammatico


Natural disasters are never a fun event. Growing up in tornado country, I’ve had my fair share of severe thunderstorms, hail, and tornado watches and warnings. When I experienced a tornado, we had to huddle in the primary room in the house as there was no basement or cellar available. As the tornado ripped past our cottage, the vulnerability at the hands of mother nature along with its aftermath was something to behold. Produced by The Coven and distributed by IFC Midnight, We Need to Do Something gives us a taste of not only forces of nature and darkness that are beyond our humanity, but how a trapped family displays its dysfunction.

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Review: Halloween Kills

Halloween Kills is a 2021 American slasher film directed by David Gordon Green and written by Green, Danny McBride and Scott Teems. The film is a sequel to 2018’s Halloween and the twelfth installment in the Halloween franchise.

The film stars Jamie Lee Curtis and Nick Castle, who reprise their roles as Laurie Strode and Michael Myers, with James Jude Courtney also portraying Myers again. Judy Greer, Andi Matichak, and Will Patton also reprise their roles from the previous film, with Anthony Michael Hall, Robert Longstreet and Thomas Mann joining the cast amongst ‘legacy’ cast members Charles Cyphers, Kyle Richards and Nancy Stephens.


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