Review – The Big Sick (2017)

by Kevin Muller

There is a saying that goes, “write what you know.” This advice is given to writers who try too hard to change the world with a unique idea. While a unique idea is great, sometimes it fails hard when it is overly complicated or not expanded upon to really give it a proper representation. The Big Sick takes this advice and creates something incredibly heartfelt and funny. Romantic comedies are a dime a dozen and this one is definitely one that sticks out among the pack.

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Review – War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)

by Old King Clancy

There should have never been a Planet Of The Apes reboot, a prequel series chronicling the events that led to the destruction of humanity and the rise of the apes. It was a ridiculous concept that should’ve never made it passed the conception, but it did make it. Through this whole trilogy, from Rise to Dawn to War, this franchise has proven itself one of the greatest sci-fi trilogies of the modern age. With War For The Planet Of The Apes, they end this series in the perfect way to create one of the most personal and morally complex blockbusters out there today.

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Cinephellas Podcast – Episode 14 (Interview with Michael Alago)

Translation of Beauty : A Conversation with Michael Alago

By Christopher M. Rzigalinski

We’re often reminded that beauty exists in the eye of the beholder. But that revelation takes for granted that the beholder is already positioned in front of the subject she or he is admiring. Seldom do we hear about the influencers that make the relationship between subject and admirer possible. Without them, how would we even have the opportunity to recognize beauty? Michael Alago has made a career of interpreting art and presenting it for large audiences. Who the F**k is that Guy?: The Fabulous Journey of Michael Alago, director Drew Stone’s documentary about Alago’s life and career, explores Michael’s ability to translate his personal passions into shareable ideas. Whether in the role of show booker for the legendary Ritz club in New York, A & R (Artist & Repertoire) scout for Elektra Records, or as an independent photographer, Alago has a vision for understanding the talent that makes his subjects unique and different. And in the film, we get to see the world through his eyes.

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Review – Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017)

by Old King Clancy

Marvel introducing Spider-Man in Civil War was a big step and allowed them to introduce their version of one of the most popular characters in this Universe. Now with his own movie in the MCU, thankfully it isn’t an origin story again. In Homecoming, Spidey proves why his inclusion to the MCU was the best move for the character, and Tom Holland sets himself up as arguably the best incarnations of the web-slinger.

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Review – Pilgrimage (2017) Edinburgh Film Festival

by Old King Clancy

The nature of films, and indeed all media, means that comparisons are almost inevitable and it’s important to remember that just because a film isn’t as good as a similar films, that doesn’t mean it itself is a bad film. Case in point, Pilgrimage comes across as a mix between Valhalla Rising and Silence,  without the visual trip of the former or the heaviness of the latter, but still within it’s own rights is an enjoyable and interesting examination of faith.

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LEVEL 33 ENTERTAINMENT ANNOUNCES RELEASE OF GRANNY OF THE DEAD!

GRANNY OF THE DEAD 

 NEW HORROR MOVIE BROUGHT TO YOU BY THE DIRECTOR OF SHARKNADO

Level 33 Entertainment announced today the official release of award-winning horror film GRANNY OF THE DEAD in the United States and Canada.  The film stars Marcus Carroll (Monstrum), Abigail Hamilton (The HatchingLet’s Be Frank), Oliver Ferriman (“Torchwood”), William Huw (Ferris & The Fancy Pigeon), and Sabrina Dickens (Is This Now, Cruel Summer). GRANNY OF THE DEAD hits select theaters and all On Demand platforms including Amazon, DISH, iTunes, Google Play, Microsoft, Verizon FIOS and VUDU beginning on July 14, 2017.

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