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2018 Fall Movie Preview + The Nun, Summer of 84 & Peppermint Review – Cult Following #88

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In this episode of Cult Following, the crew looks at the Fall’s upcoming films and what we’re excited about — from Halloween to The Crimes of Grindewold, we chat about what we’re looking forward to. Plus, we review The Nun,

REVIEW: ‘The Sisters Brothers’ is a Western Unlike Any You Have Ever Seen

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The first English-language film from French director Jacques Audiard, ‘The Sisters Brothers’ is a unique deconstructionist western that satisfyingly defies category. While its varying tone may be jarring to some viewers, the compelling story, fleshed-out characters and attention to detail

Review: ASSASSINATION NATION (2018) Style over substance derails an interesting & timely premise.

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Director Sam Levinson’s ASSASSINATION NATION is a muddled genre mishmash that works best when being a timely version of Heathers, but loses steam when trying to be a Purge-influenced parable for the modern age.

REVIEW: ‘White Boy Rick’ is Stirring and Heartfelt but lacks Authenticity and edge

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‘White Boy Rick’ is a coming of age story that aims high but falls short of a being full-fledged gangster epic. It is ultimately unsatisfying but for everything it lacks in cohesive morality, it mostly makes up for in the

The Nun (2018) Review

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The Nun Directed by Corin Hardy www.thenunmovie.com Fifteen years ago, James Wan launched the most successful horror franchise of all time with the “Saw” series of eight entries and more than a billion dollars in box office receipts. While he

The Happytime Murders Review (2018)

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  The Happytime Murders Directed by Brian Henson https://www.thehappytimemurders.movie/ Preceding the premiere of this year’s funniest feature to date (that’s Deadpool 2 in case you weren’t aware) was a red-band trailer for this puppets in peril picture from Brian Henson

Review: Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again (2018)

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Mamma Mia! Here We Go Again does a good job of improving upon the concept of its predecessor. Rather the movie trying to fit the music, the songs in this sequel service the story.

REVIEW: ‘Mission Impossible: Fallout’ is a Breathtaking Monument to Practical Stunts

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‘Mission Impossible: Fallout’ marks a departure for the franchise. Previous to this installment, every ‘Mission’ has had a different director and feel. The films often felt like they were not in the same genre. From De Palma’s 70s conspiracy-thriller meets 90s blockbuster,

REVIEW: ‘Eighth Grade’ is Anxiety-Ridden, Hilarious and True

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A24 and writer-director Bo Burnham’s ‘Eighth Grade’ throws aside the expected tropes of most indie coming-of-age films and manages to not only be one of the most honest portrayals of youth, but it may be the first true film of

Unfriended: Dark Web Review (2018)

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Unfriended: Dark Web Directed by Stephen Susco OTL Releasing/Blumhouse Tilt www.unfriended-darkweb.com Technology has become the new face of terror in the modern age and in the stand alone sequel “Unfriended: Dark Web” a group of friends find themselves ensared at

Skyscraper (2018) Review

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Skyscraper Directed by Rawson Marshall Thurber While unfortunately not a remake of the 1996 Anna Nicole Smith straight to video vehicle, “Skyscraper” is a fast paced, fun popcorn flick that while not offering anything new accomplishes its mission with ease

Review: Ant-Man & The Wasp (2018) The Fun, Lighthearted, Live-Action Superhero Movie You’ve Been Looking For All Year.

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Peyton Reed returns to helm the sequel to 2015’s Ant-Man, a family driven superhero film in the vein of The Incredibles that is incredibly satisfying to watch and smart about keeping its stakes relatable.