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We Finally Get The Trailer For ‘The Predator’ That We’ve Been Looking For

I don’t think any of you will be surprised as I remind you that I’ve been luke warm at best when it comes to this  – whatever it is – reboot, reimagining, retooling – of The Predator franchise. The first few looks did little to nothing to convince me that this was remotely worth any […]

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Second Trailer For ‘THE PREDATOR’ Has A Lot Of The Predator

When the first trailer dropped around a month or so ago – I came away actually not caring too much about Shane Black’s reboot of The Predator – and it appeared a lot of other folks felt the same way.  The studio heard the gripes apparently because they’ve pretty quickly thrown together a new trailer […]

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“Shut In” (2016): A Well Shot, Atmospheric Film with an Excellent Cast and One Huge Flaw

Shut In is the story of a family being torn apart by both external and internal forces. The family unit consists of the father; Mary, the stepmother; and Stephen, their teenage son. The film opens as Stephen’s father prepares to drive him to a boarding school for the summer. Even though Stephen has become too […]

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“Before I Wake” (2016): Psychological Drama Explores Loss and Grief as Nightmares Come to Life

Viewers seeking outright horror in cowriter/director Mike Flanagan’s third feature film Before I Wake will be disappointed but those who go in realizing that the filmmaker was aiming for something quite different than crowd-pleasing scare fare should find much to appreciate. Shot between Oculus (2013) and Hush (2016), Before I Wake (originally titled Somnia, which […]