Review – Dopesick (2021)

Dopesick takes at the opioid crisis that is plaguing the nation from the perspectives of the addicts, doctors, pharmaceutical companies and drug reps directly involved. Watch our review of the Hulu mini-series that stars Michael Keaton.

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“The series takes viewers to the epicenter of America’s struggle with opioid addiction, from the boardrooms of Purdue Pharma, to a distressed Virginia mining community, to the hallways of the DEA.”

Review – Midsommar (2019)

By Kevin Muller

What made Ari Astar’s 2018 film, Hereditary, so chilling was the skilled build up to each scene. Most horror films have no subtlety whatsoever that rely on constant jump scares and the sudden heightening of audio effects. Astar’s movies may move at a snail’s pace, but once the scares kick in, he let’s you sit in the fear, paranoia, and any other negative feeling that conjures up in any given scene. Where his first feature lured in darkness, his new film basks in the sunlight. Does he give us a worthy follow up or fall into a Sophomore slump?

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Review – Detroit (2017)

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by Old King Clancy

I wasn’t initially going to review Detroit for many reasons that I’ll get into in a moment, but I’ve been thinking about it all day, and I found myself getting angrier while wondering why no-one else has picked up on the stupidity in this film. Maybe it is just me, maybe I am focusing too much on such a minor part of the film, but it’s a minor part that sets off the entire second act. And the fact that the film refuses to even acknowledge it is why it pisses me off.

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