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#3: I am the Pretty Thing that Lives in the House (2016)

#3: I am the Pretty Thing That Lives in the House (2016)

This art house thriller isn’t for everyone. It’s not truly a horror story but more of a ghost/mystery film. 211 more words

"The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)" Review

When the highlights of your film are scenes from a mock movie called Pagina Man, that’s a problem. Unfortunately, those shots from a sex-crazed student picture about a woman with a penis and a vagina are about as interesting as  650 more words

Jagger Czajka

#2: The Rite (2011)

#2: The Rite

Exorcists are fascinating. However, there are few riveting movies dealing with exorcisms. It may be that critics unjustly compare every exorcism movie to the classic, … 272 more words

The Awakening Is Traditional Ghost Story

Halloween is quickly approaching. I have challenged myself to watch 10 new horror movies this year.

First up is The Awakening (2011). The Awakening is a traditional ghost story. 178 more words

"Carrie Pilby" Movie Review

Carrie Pilby (Bel Powley) is a gifted child who attended Harvard at 14 and graduated at 18.

But being gifted does not mean Carrie has the abilities to navigate the complexities of life and relationships. 157 more words

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"The Foreigner" Review

Don’t be turned off by the vaguely offensive title; Martin Campbell’s The Foreigner is a thriller with brains and a heart. Anchored by exceptional performances from Jackie Chan and Pierce Brosnan, this movie puts thought behind its action, overcoming a so-so screenplay and sudden ending. 671 more words

Jagger Czajka

The Netflix Bin: "Who Framed Roger Rabbit"

In “The Netflix Bin”, I scour the scores of real gems, awful crap and Nicolas Cage movies on the streaming service, and pick out whatever I want from it. 683 more words

Jagger Czajka