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Home Video Review: If You Need Laughs, and Aren't Easily Offended, You Should Know That Louis C.K.'s New Special Is Very Funny

Home Video Review: If You Need Laughs, and Aren't Easily Offended, You Should Know That Louis C.K.'s New Special Is Very Funny

Apr 06, 2020 17:15  |  Bob Grimm

So I was sitting at home on Sunday night. I had been talking to Independent editor Jimmy Boegle the last couple of weeks about whether or not I was going to keep writing stupid movie reviews after all t...

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Content Shifter: 12 Totally Free TV Streaming Services!

Content Shifter: 12 Totally Free TV Streaming Services!

Apr 01, 2020 16:30  |  Bill Frost

You’re out of a job. You’ve been stuck inside for weeks. You’ve re-watched Tiger King so many times that you’re starting to ask, “What was the crime here? Loving big cats and the Seth Wadley Auto Group ...

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Political Horror … in a Time of Horror: 'The Hunt' Is Worth Paying for to Stream at Home

Political Horror … in a Time of Horror: 'The Hunt' Is Worth Paying for to Stream at Home

Mar 19, 2020 11:00  |  Bob Grimm

The Hunt , the little B movie that can’t seem to catch a break, finally got released to theaters … in the midst of a national emergency.

The results: Not surprisingly, very few people risked COVID-19 in...

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Home Video Review: Strong Leads Make 'I Am Not Okay With This' on Netflix Worth a Watch

Home Video Review: Strong Leads Make 'I Am Not Okay With This' on Netflix Worth a Watch

Mar 16, 2020 15:15  |  Bob Grimm

Sophia Lillis stars as Sydney Novak, a character who comes off as a distant cousin of Stephen King’s Carrie in I Am Not Okay With This , a seven-episode series on Netflix.

Sydney is going through some grow...

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A Compelling-Enough Quest: 'Onward' Isn't a Great Pixar Film—but It's Still a Lot of Fun

A Compelling-Enough Quest: 'Onward' Isn't a Great Pixar Film—but It's Still a Lot of Fun

Mar 12, 2020 10:30  |  Bob Grimm

Onward is one of the weirder Pixar releases—a goofy ode to fatherhood, brotherhood and the geek glory of Dungeons and Dragons-type role-playing fantasy games. While it’s not an offering that can be cou...

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Home Video Review: 'Color Out of Space' Is a Compelling, Dark Melding of H.P. Lovecraft and Nicolas Cage

Home Video Review: 'Color Out of Space' Is a Compelling, Dark Melding of H.P. Lovecraft and Nicolas Cage

Mar 10, 2020 15:00  |  Bob Grimm

Director Richard Stanley and star Nicolas Cage honor the work of H.P. Lovecraft with Color Out of Space , which stands aside Re-Animator as one of the better, more-twisted Lovecraft adaptations.

Living on ...

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A Surprising Dud: 'Greed' Is a Surprisingly Weak Pairing of Michael Winterbottom and Steve Coogan

A Surprising Dud: 'Greed' Is a Surprisingly Weak Pairing of Michael Winterbottom and Steve Coogan

Mar 05, 2020 11:30  |  Bob Grimm

The ever-reliable pairing of director Michael Winterbottom and actor Steve Coogan hits a speed bump with Greed , the weakest movie this duo has produced.

The Winterbottom-Coogan combo has now been respon...

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Content Shifter: Seven Series to Stream in March 2020

Content Shifter: Seven Series to Stream in March 2020

Mar 03, 2020 16:00  |  Bill Frost

In the winter of 1997, great American sketch series Mr. Show With Bob and David revealed the true secret of thespianism: “All acting is, is jumping up and down and screaming a lot.”

I drop this bit of kn...

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