Marrowbone Movie Review – Haunted by the Past

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Tomatometer: 46% Audience Score: 58% IMDb: 6.6  To compare Marrowbone to other films would be to give away its twisted final act. If it were the first of its kind, it would be critically lauded for contorting your psyche and leaving you sick in the stomach. But it isn’t novel because predecessors have melded fantasy […]

Traffik Movie Review: Bad Decisions Lead to Bad Outcomes

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Tomatometer: 25% Audience Score: 51% IMDb: 6.1  How many bad decisions need to be made, both accidental and intentional, for you to get caught in a human trafficking operation? Quite a lot actually, and you might need the help of your friends to get there. Traffik is a slow-cooking thriller that delivers minimal thrills, maintaining […]

Cold Skin Movie Review – Searching for Humanity

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Tomatometer: 52% Audience Score: 60% IMDb: 5.9 After making its way through the festival circuit starting in September of last year, Xavier Gens’ Cold Skin secured a wide release through online platforms this month. The film adaptation of Albert Sánchez Piñol’s debut novel does a solid job developing and harnessing the isolation present only on […]

The Package Review – When Penis Jokes Work

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Tomatometer: 50% Audience Score: 54% IMDb: 5.5 Coming from the director who gave us Will Ferrell’s Step Brothers, we immediately get a sense of what’s coming in The Package. A big, warm, emotional core surrounded by a sea of juvenile crassness. But this is why it succeeds. Unlike other entries such as American Pie, The […]