David Cade as Charlie and Luke Grimes as Nick Brenner in the action / thriller INTO THE ASHES. Photo courtesy of RLJE Films.

‘Into The Ashes’ Review: Crime Thriller Levels Up With Introspective Storytelling

The crime thriller genre may not be as well-worn as the coming of age tales or romcoms, but there’s enough

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Dhanush in "The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir." (Golden Ration Films)

‘The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir’ Review: Dhanush Toplines Engaging And Epic Fable

The Extraordinary Journey of the Fakir is a fable that, although light in tone, is deceptively ambitious. Set in France,

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Ezra Buzzington in "This Way To Egress"/Nightmare Cinema Photo by Michael Moriatis

‘Nightmare Cinema’ Review: Horror Anthology Is A Mixed Bag Of Mediocrity

Mick Garris is inviting you to a screening at his Nightmare Cinema: slashers, sadistic plastic surgeons, and killer priests….oh my!

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Emile Hirsch in "Peel." (Sony Pictures Home Entertainment)

‘Peel’ Review: Emile Hirsch Swims In The Deep End With Confident Coming Of Age Tale

Peel is a coming of age drama about an adult (Emile Hirsch) with arrested development. Such a plot could make

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Charlie Plummer in "The Clovehitch Killer." (CR: IFC Midnight)

‘The Clovehitch Killer’ Review: Something Thrilling (And Horrific) This Way Comes

  My main complaint with the absolute influx of streaming services is that there is an abundance of content out

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Anne Curtis in "BuyBust." Well Go USA Entertainment

‘BuyBust’ Review: Manila Set Thriller Powered By Anne Curtis Performance And Unrelenting Action

As a film enthusiast and Asian American (I’m part Filipino), I’m ashamed to admit that BuyBust is the first film

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Maia Mitchell and Camila Morrone - Photo by Clay Grier, courtesy of A24.

‘Never Goin’ Back’ Review: Summer Tale Shines With Maia Mitchell And Camila Morrone Pairing

Landing at a trim 85 minutes, Never Goin’ Back is nonetheless a meaty narrative about two girls who whether their

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Left to right: Kelly Macdonald as Agnes and Irrfan Khan as Robert Photo by Linda Kallerus, Courtesy of Sony Pictures Classics

‘Puzzle’ Review: Kelly Macdonald Puts Pieces Together In Memorable Tale

Though she’s had an excellent career, Kelly Macdonald is an under the radar actress whose diverse body of work (No

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Hot Summer Nights - Maika Monroe, 'McKayla', and Timothée Chalamet, 'Daniel' Photos by Curtis Baker and Guy D'Alema. Courtesy of A24.

‘Hot Summer Nights’ Review: Timothée Chalamet Headlines Visually Arresting Coming Of Age Flick

There will be a ton of style versus substance arguments with Hot Summer Nights, director/writer Elijah Bynum’s visually hypnotic and

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Joe Cardamone in "The Icarus Line Must Die" - Dark Star Pictures

‘The Icarus Line Must Die’ Review: Los Angeles Rock Tale Hits The Right Notes

  The Icarus Line Must Die is a narrative whose roots are embedded in documentary and the underground Los Angeles

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