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The Babadook Blu-ray Review

Matured horror Astonishing in its use of genre horror to represent the maddening social disconnect caused by anxiety, stress, and other mental disability, Babadook is fiercely discomforting. Its images, …

Taken 3 Blu-ray Review

Take it away Hyper-dramatic police work and chaotic editing are the memorable parts of Taken 3, a film which is soaking in its own unnecessary existence. Bryan Mills (Liam …

Echoes Blu-ray Review

A woman suffers haunting sleep paralysis in this better-than-it-should-be thriller Almost every professional movie these days is written with a distinct audience in mind. Echoes is the latest horror …

Motivational Growth Blu-ray Review

Genre actor Jeffrey Combs voices his strangest role yet as talking bathroom mold in this unclassifiable film A reclusive man falls in his bathroom and begins taking life advice …

Whiplash Blu-ray Review

Right on tempo Whiplash is timeless. The decorum is contemporary, mobile phones are frequently in use, and street side advertisements are locked to the time of the shoot. But …

The Divine Move Blu-ray Review

A new Korean action classic revolving around GO? Go is an ancient Chinese board game that continues to be popular in most Asian countries. Much as chess holds a …

Predestination Blu-ray Review

Ethan Hawke takes us through time, and not in the usual way Predestination is a story of inevitability and fate. Maybe. The story’s lengthy tail insinuates many things. See, …

Nightcrawler Blu-ray Review

Jake Gyllenhaal is perfect as an obsessive news photographer Eyes do not lie, more so when they don’t close. Enter Louis Bloom. An eccentric and obsessive, Bloom is often …

Horrible Bosses 2 Blu-ray Review

Not so Horrible Bosses If the first Horrible Bosses was a sly reaction to financial crisis, this sequel grabs at the cutthroat nature of capitalism – but with idiots. …

Poker Night Blu-ray Review

A twisting thriller with fearless direction pits Ron Perlman against a masked man with killer potential Poker Night is a twisted gem displaying a warped sense of humor. Writer …