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The Boy: A dysfunctional relationship between a doll and his nanny.

I have to confess to being pleasantly surprised by The Boy. The story of American nanny Greta (The Walking Dead‘s Lauren Cohan) landing a job babysitting a doll named Brahms in a huge, isolated manor house in the English countryside sounded more like a creepy Pinocchio than a genuine entry into the supernatural horror genre. But this story […]

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The Witch: Family ties unravel amidst rising paranoia

The Witch is a slow moving 1600’s period psychological horror film depicting the events that unfold after a Puritan family are banished from town and forced to fend for themselves living off their small farm surrounded by foreboding woodlands. That’s the gist. My own thoughts were more along the lines of Hansel, Gretel, and Red Riding […]

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10 Cloverfield Lane: Nothing you’d expect, but everything you’d hope for.

Sitting in the theater before the start of the movie, my wife turned to me and said ‘Have you ever seen so many people come out for a film they know nothing about?’ And that is the truth of 10 Cloverfield Lane, a not-quite sequel to 2008’s Cloverfield. In short, 10 Cloverfield Lane is both one of the easiest […]

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