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Negative (Acquired Taste)

While one or two elements kept us going until the end, unfortunately, we’re of the opinion this film never reached the potential it was marketed to have.

The Prodigy (2019) - Title Card

The Prodigy (2019) – Summary, Review (with Spoilers)

The Prodigy barely meets the expectation of at least having quality jump scares, leaving you feeling disappointed in a multitude of ways.
Velvet Buzzsaw - Title Card

Velvet Buzzsaw – Summary/ Review (with Spoilers)

Velvet Buzzsaw barely lives up to the expectations of what you expect from a horror, lacks the urgency of a thriller, and is mostly just posh art world drama.
Target (2018) title card

Target (2018) – Summary/ Review (with Spoilers)

Target’s desire to be both a silly comedy and a mystery conflicts in ways which lead it to disappoint both genres.
The Truth About Christmas - Title Card

The Truth About Christmas – Summary/ Review (with Spoilers)

The Truth About Christmas tries, it tries really hard. But I can’t firmly say it succeeds in everything it was trying to say or do.
Title card for the movie Robin Hood.

Robin Hood (2018) – Summary/ Review (with Spoilers)

Robin Hood (2018) seemingly just wants to take advantage of the hero’s name recognition and very little of the known story.
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3rd Night – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

3rd Night lacks potential scares despite holding many elements most horror movies have to conjure up fear. Director(s) Adam Graveley Written By Adam Graveley Release Date 10/9/2018 Genre(s) Horror Good If You Like Horror Films Which Don’t Rely On Jump Scares, Guts, and Grotesque...
Title card for the movie Slice.

Slice – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

I’m doing my best to just see Slice as a campy comedy, but even with that in mind – I struggle to find a means to spin this into a positive light.   Director(s) Austin Vesely Screenplay By Austin...
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The Darkest Minds – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Outside of two moments in which the lead is sexually assaulted, and the protagonist being Black, The Darkest Minds is as generic as they come. Director(s) Jennifer Yuh Nelson Screenplay By Chad Hodge Date Released 8/4/2018 Genre(s) Young Adult, Romance, Action, Dystopian Good If...
Title card for the movie Rosy.

Rosy – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

Rosy is just too simple, with a male lead who seems misplaced, to match the assumed intention of the story. Director(s) Jess Bond Screenplay By Jess Bond Date Released (VoD) 7/17/2018 Genre(s) Drama Good If You Like Kidnapping Movies Noted Actors Rosy Stacy Martin James Johnny Knoxville Doug Nat Wolff Summary The young...
Title card for Netflix's How It Ends.

How It Ends – Recap/ Review (with Spoilers)

How It Ends not only doesn’t answer its title’s question but also makes for a terrible online release thanks to its writing, pacing, and maybe even acting. Director(s) David M. Rosenthal Screenplay By Brooks McLaren Date Released 7/13/2018 Genre(s) Drama, Action Good If...