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‘Hereditary’ an audacious mixed bag

9/10 And now for Hereditary, this year’s “scariest movie ever made.” The film begins with the funeral of the Graham family matriarch, Ellen, after which her daughter Annie (Toni Collette) begins to see strange things around the house. The family soon … Continue reading

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‘The Last Key’ decent, dragged down by ‘Insidious’ hallmarks

4/10 You thought I’d forgotten about Insidious, didn’t you? No, we remember. Even if no one else- What?! It opened at almost $30 million? Guess January isn’t the dead zone it used to be. Insidious: The Last Key sees franchise … Continue reading

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The most important films of 2016

Annual top 10 lists are boring and dumb and arbitrary and full of movies nobody’s ever heard of. A big goal of this site is to try and extrapolate the future of movies, so, instead of talking about the year’s … Continue reading

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Entropy on Labor Day — Davids rule the summer, Goliaths crash and burn

Labor Day weekend 2016 was bad. If you discount last summer’s holiday weekend that saw War Room take the weekend crown, you have to go all the way back to 2005 to find a Labor Day weekend that did worse than this … Continue reading

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The Innocents is a reminder that movies are, first and foremost, art

Steven James @StevenLeeJames I almost didn’t watch The Innocents. That would have been very stupid of me. In December 1945, French Red Cross doctor Mathilde Beaulieu (Lou de Laâge) is taking care of Polish concentration camp survivors while she and … Continue reading

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