REVIEW: ‘Succession’ Season Three Concludes in Violent Heartbreak

“In ‘Succession’, any attempt to leave Logan Roy’s orbit can only end in despair.”

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REVIEW: ‘Resident Evil: Welcome To Raccoon City’ (2021) Is A Movie Franchise Killer

‘Resident Evil: Welcome to Raccoon City’ brings the franchise back to the big screen, but with no more to offer than previous failures.

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REVIEW: ‘Agnes’ (2021) is a Promising Take on the Nunsploitation Genre

“While Mickey Reece’s ‘Agnes’ (2021) is largely marketed as a horror film that draws upon the tired tropes of demonic possession and religious exorcism central to the nunsploitation genre, it surprises audiences by emerging as a haunting tale of grief, young motherhood and loss.”

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REVIEW: ‘The Power of the Dog’ (2021) Evokes Unspoken Desires and the Meaning of Masculinity

“‘The Power of the Dog’ is Jane Campion’s first feature in more than ten years. It’s menacing and mysterious in its narrative, and presents itself to reveal something truly spectacular.”

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REVIEW: ‘Evil’ Season Two Delights in Body Horror

Refusing to place all its hopes in both state and religion as god-given arbiters of justice, season two of ‘Evil’ reinvents the crime procedural by suggesting that ideas of good and bad are not given, but made, remade, and brutally scapegoated onto people.

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REVIEW: ‘I’m An Electric Lampshade’ (2021) Has A Weak Spark of Life

This tale of accountant-turned-artist is never clearly docudrama or pure fiction, making for a bizarre watch.

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REVIEW : The Unsuspected Hero of ‘The Courier’ (2020)

‘The Courier’ is a tense, well-orchestrated spy movie. As a veil of secrecy and anticipation, heightened by mutual threats from both USSR and United States, bears over humanity at the dawn of the Cold War, Greville Wynne (Benedict Cumberbatch) is recruited by MI6 to spy on the opposing force. Greville had this far worked as…

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​​BHFF REVIEW: ‘The Sadness’ (2021) Is Tear-Jerkingly Depraved

“In ‘The Sadness’ the fear is not—as Hitchcock might have asserted—what is unseen, but what can be endured.”

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BHFF Review: As ‘Lux Æterna’ (2019) Proves, Bonfires Are So Sexy

“‘Lux Æterna’ associates the cinematic regard with the spectacle of a witch burning, gobbling up misogynistic entertainment at the expense of another’s pain.”

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BHFF Review: In ‘Good Madam’ (2021), Fear Lives In the Fingertips

“Taking up the mantle of other bright stars of the creepy-old-lady-upstairs subsection of the genre, ‘Good Madam’ offers an interesting take on horror that passes, first and foremost, through the hands.”

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